Why citizenship to refugees
Arunachal Pradesh students hit the streets in Itanagar on Monday in protest against the Supreme Court’s judgment granting citizenship rights to the Chakma-Hajong refugees.
Thousands of students from thevarious colleges, schools ,Universities apart from other citizens came out of their homes and joined the AAPSU-sponsored rally in Itanagar.
The huge gathering agreed to go all out against the judgement and shouting slogans against the refugee status the protestors in large number marched towards the Rajbhawan were they submitted memorandum to the constitutional head.
AAPSU president Kamta Lapung told Assam Times that the court judgmentis unacceptable which has hurt the sentiments of the indigenous people. “AAPSU will continue its fight against the Chakma refugees in the line of democratic way. The agitation is the strong message to the Centre,” he said.
Another AAPSU leader Marto Kato said,” SC has passed the decision without considering other aspects and decisions. Therefore, granting citizenship and granting ST status to Chakma refugees is two different thing.”
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