AASU, KMSS members protest against Shah visit, demand scrapping of CAAPTI | Guwahati | Updated: 24-01-2021 21:56 IST | Created: 24-01-2021 21:56 IST
The All Assam Students' Unionand Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti on Sunday held protestsagainst Union Home Minister Amit Shah's visit to the state anddemanded withdrawal of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.
AASU president Dipanka Kumar Nath said the CAA hasthreatened the existence of Assamese people and put theirculture, identity and language in danger.
''Till the CAA is repealed, we will continue ourprotests,'' he added.
Police later detained them and cleared the road,officials said.
Earlier in the day, Shah took part in the firstBodoland Territorial Region Accord Day celebrations inKokrajhar, and said the ''historic pact'' has initiated theprocess of ending insurgency in the northeast, paving the wayfor peace and development.
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