Begin typing your search above and press return to search.

AGP torchlight rallies against Bill

By STAFF REPORTER

GUWAHATI, Feb 8 - On the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the city, members of the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) took out torchlight processions in various places across the State this evening in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.

In Guwahati, AGP workers, led by party president Atul Bora, took out a rally from the regional party�s headquarters at Ambari. Former Chief Minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta, AGP working president Keshab Mahanta, and other senior leaders took part in the torchlight procession in the city.

AGP members shouted slogans against the Bill.

Speaking on the occasion, Bora said that the controversial legislation, if passed, will be dangerous for the people of Assam and their culture, heritage and language. He said the agitation against the Bill will continue and called upon the government to withdraw the proposed legislation.

�The BJP-led government should heed the call of the people of Assam and the North East and withdraw the Bill,� Bora said.

Next Story
Similar Posts
AGP torchlight rallies against Bill

GUWAHATI, Feb 8 - On the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the city, members of the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) took out torchlight processions in various places across the State this evening in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.

In Guwahati, AGP workers, led by party president Atul Bora, took out a rally from the regional party�s headquarters at Ambari. Former Chief Minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta, AGP working president Keshab Mahanta, and other senior leaders took part in the torchlight procession in the city.

AGP members shouted slogans against the Bill.

Speaking on the occasion, Bora said that the controversial legislation, if passed, will be dangerous for the people of Assam and their culture, heritage and language. He said the agitation against the Bill will continue and called upon the government to withdraw the proposed legislation.

�The BJP-led government should heed the call of the people of Assam and the North East and withdraw the Bill,� Bora said.