Namrup: Prominent citizens and social activists in Namrup took out a torch light rally opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 and alleging that the JPC is least interested to study the sensitive issue.
Dibrugarh AASU education Secretary Abani kumar gogoi said , " We are prepared to die. But we will not stay back. We wont allow any foreigners to settle here.”
Other AASU leaders Manash Jyoti Changmai, Secretary Kalpajit Gogoi said, “Government is a lier. They came to power saying JAI AIE ASOM. But now they are befooling the people. We are ashamed of Narendra Modi as our Prime Minister.”
Many local organizations joined the torch rally. These include BVFCL Fertilizer Swarmik Union , BVFCL Fertilizer Workers Union , APL Workers Union , All Assam Yuba Chatra Parishad , Namrup Lekhika Samaruh Samiti , Bihu Huraikhya Committee , Gramya Union Sangha , Samanaya Mahila Samiti , Namrup Press and Society Club , Namrup Business Association , Tai Ahom Student Union , AGP Namrup Regional Committee , AGP Yuba Parishad.