Ahead of Amit Shah’s visit to Assam, NE groups warned of anti-CAA agitation.


Ahead of Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s three-day visit to Assam, various organizations in the North East have once again threatened to repeal the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) if the Center seeks to implement it in the region. Will resume their protest against
Shah, who was due to arrive in Guwahati late Sunday night, will attend at least eight different events on Monday and Tuesday, marking the one-year anniversary of the second Bharatiya Janata Party-led government in Assam, headed by a minister. High-ranking Basanta is wintering.
KSU President Lambock Star Maringer said in Shillong that any attempt to implement the CAA would only provoke unrest in the mountainous state. Marngar said, “The Center, instead, in response to the unanimous resolution of the Meghalaya Assembly and the demands of all political parties, has implemented the In-Line Permit System, 1873 rules throughout Meghalaya to prevent the entry of illegal immigrants.” Should increase. ” media
The Confederation of Meghalaya Social Organizations (CoMSO), an umbrella organization of more than 17 organizations, has been leading agitation since 2019 to introduce ILP in the rest of the state.
If the ILP is implemented throughout Meghalaya, as in the other four northeastern states – Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Mizoram and Manipur, the state will exclude itself from the CAA.
Gogoi said the people of Assam would never accept this “anti-people” law. Gogoi, who is also the president of the Krishna Mukti Sangram Samiti, said the BJP should understand that all sections of the people are against the CAA because it is an anti-people law.
He had led large-scale protests against the controversial citizenship law in Assam since 2019 and was arrested in 2019 in connection with violent protests in the state and was charged under strict anti-terrorism law (prevention). He was charged under the Act.
All eight northeastern states and neighboring West Bengal witnessed violent demonstrations against the CAA in late 2019 and early 2021, seeking to grant Indian citizenship to non-Muslim minorities – Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians. Is. Emigrated from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan until 31 December 2014 after facing persecution based on faith. At least five people have been killed in police firing and clashes during violent protests in Assam.

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