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Massive rally held against CAA near Mirza

By ANN Service

MIRZA, Dec 26 - Several eminent intellectuals, artistes, actors, writers launched a strong protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAA) at Borihat near here yesterday.

Addressing a massive public rally organized by Borihat Anchalik Sacheton Nagarik Samaj, eminent historian and intellectual Udayaditya Bharali strongly opposed the implementation of CAA in Assam and dared the Government to declare the benefits to be accrued by the people of Assam from CAA.

Actor Rabi Sarma, singers Babu Barua and Nekib, actors Himanshu Prasad Das, Champak Sarma, Uday Sankar, writer Moina Goswami etc., delivered lectures protesting the passage of CAA in the Parliament and asked the Government to withdraw CAA from Assam immediately.

A streetplay was also performed under the direction of dramatist Himanshu Prasad Das, which showed how the Assamese language could disappear after the implementation of CAA in Assam.

In another event, AASU, South Kamrup Committee in association with Agsia Gaon Unnayan Samity etc., held a condolence meet yesterday to condole the death of Debojit Bhuyan of Agsia village, who died in an accident en route to taking part in a protest rally against CAA recently. Thousands of people, who gathered in the condolence meet, strongly protested against the CAA and asked the Government to immediately withdraw CAA from Assam.

�Protests against CAA will last until it (CAA) is repealed,� said Nirod Kumar Das, senior AASU leader of AASU central committee member.

Father of Debojit Bhuyan called upon the Assam Government to make the people of Assam free from a possible blood bath by keeping Assam out of the purview of the CAA.

Principal of DK College, Mirza, Nabajyoti, released a souvenir titled Deba Pranam, brought out on the occasion to commemorate the death of Debojit Bhuyan.

Meanwhile, the Asom Miya Parishad in association with Jaokata Bajar Club also organized a massive protest rally at Jaokata Bajar in Boko LAC in Kamrup district on December 23 in protest against the CAA. The protesters attempted to burn the effigies of Prime Minister and Chief Minister of Assam but they were prevented from doing so by CRPF and police personnel.

Later in a protest meeting, several speakers including president of Asom Miya Parishad M Mukra Mondalp, president of Kamrup District Yuba Unnayan Manch Mirajul Islam, social worker Abdul Kader, Dipjyoti Das, Rehena Sultana delivered their lectures against CAA.

The meeting also called upon the Government to immediately release the people who have been jailed for taking part in CAA-related protests in various parts of Assam. The meeting also condoled the death of five martyrs who were killed during protests against CAA recently.

Several organizations including All Assam Building and Other Constructions Workers� Union, Kamrup district committee also took out a torchlight procession from Dhalipar to Futuri on December 24 in memory of the martyrs.

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Massive rally held against CAA near Mirza

MIRZA, Dec 26 - Several eminent intellectuals, artistes, actors, writers launched a strong protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAA) at Borihat near here yesterday.

Addressing a massive public rally organized by Borihat Anchalik Sacheton Nagarik Samaj, eminent historian and intellectual Udayaditya Bharali strongly opposed the implementation of CAA in Assam and dared the Government to declare the benefits to be accrued by the people of Assam from CAA.

Actor Rabi Sarma, singers Babu Barua and Nekib, actors Himanshu Prasad Das, Champak Sarma, Uday Sankar, writer Moina Goswami etc., delivered lectures protesting the passage of CAA in the Parliament and asked the Government to withdraw CAA from Assam immediately.

A streetplay was also performed under the direction of dramatist Himanshu Prasad Das, which showed how the Assamese language could disappear after the implementation of CAA in Assam.

In another event, AASU, South Kamrup Committee in association with Agsia Gaon Unnayan Samity etc., held a condolence meet yesterday to condole the death of Debojit Bhuyan of Agsia village, who died in an accident en route to taking part in a protest rally against CAA recently. Thousands of people, who gathered in the condolence meet, strongly protested against the CAA and asked the Government to immediately withdraw CAA from Assam.

�Protests against CAA will last until it (CAA) is repealed,� said Nirod Kumar Das, senior AASU leader of AASU central committee member.

Father of Debojit Bhuyan called upon the Assam Government to make the people of Assam free from a possible blood bath by keeping Assam out of the purview of the CAA.

Principal of DK College, Mirza, Nabajyoti, released a souvenir titled Deba Pranam, brought out on the occasion to commemorate the death of Debojit Bhuyan.

Meanwhile, the Asom Miya Parishad in association with Jaokata Bajar Club also organized a massive protest rally at Jaokata Bajar in Boko LAC in Kamrup district on December 23 in protest against the CAA. The protesters attempted to burn the effigies of Prime Minister and Chief Minister of Assam but they were prevented from doing so by CRPF and police personnel.

Later in a protest meeting, several speakers including president of Asom Miya Parishad M Mukra Mondalp, president of Kamrup District Yuba Unnayan Manch Mirajul Islam, social worker Abdul Kader, Dipjyoti Das, Rehena Sultana delivered their lectures against CAA.

The meeting also called upon the Government to immediately release the people who have been jailed for taking part in CAA-related protests in various parts of Assam. The meeting also condoled the death of five martyrs who were killed during protests against CAA recently.

Several organizations including All Assam Building and Other Constructions Workers� Union, Kamrup district committee also took out a torchlight procession from Dhalipar to Futuri on December 24 in memory of the martyrs.