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NESO to continue movement against CAB

By R Dutta Choudhury

GUWAHATI, Dec 10 - The Central government�s attempt to create a division among the people of the Northeast region will not succeed and the region-wide movement against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill will continue, asserted the chairman of the North East Students� Organization (NESO), Samuel Jyrwa.

Talking to The Assam Tribune, Jyrwa said that the government is trying to play a divide-and-rule politics but �the indigenous people of the region will always remain united�. He said that the government kept out the areas which have inner line permit (ILP) system and the areas under the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution of India from the purview of the CAB, 2019 hoping to create a division among the people of the region. But the region-wide bandh against the CAB today proved that such ploys of the Centre would not succeed. �A very clear message has been sent to the Government of India today and we hope that the Centre would understand that the people of Northeast would always stand together,� he added.

He said that the constituents of the NESO would meet again to chalk out the future course of action and added that the agitation would continue all over the region.

He expressed the view that the CAB is a political injustice to the Northeast. He said that a section of political leaders of the region may not oppose the CAB, but the common people in general would continue to oppose the Bill.

The NESO chairman said that over the years, Assam and Tripura have been worst affected because of infiltration of foreigners. If the CAB is passed, these two States will again be the worst affected, but there is a threat of foreign nationals spilling over to other States of the region after getting citizenship of India with the help of the CAB, he added.

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NESO to continue movement against CAB

GUWAHATI, Dec 10 - The Central government�s attempt to create a division among the people of the Northeast region will not succeed and the region-wide movement against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill will continue, asserted the chairman of the North East Students� Organization (NESO), Samuel Jyrwa.

Talking to The Assam Tribune, Jyrwa said that the government is trying to play a divide-and-rule politics but �the indigenous people of the region will always remain united�. He said that the government kept out the areas which have inner line permit (ILP) system and the areas under the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution of India from the purview of the CAB, 2019 hoping to create a division among the people of the region. But the region-wide bandh against the CAB today proved that such ploys of the Centre would not succeed. �A very clear message has been sent to the Government of India today and we hope that the Centre would understand that the people of Northeast would always stand together,� he added.

He said that the constituents of the NESO would meet again to chalk out the future course of action and added that the agitation would continue all over the region.

He expressed the view that the CAB is a political injustice to the Northeast. He said that a section of political leaders of the region may not oppose the CAB, but the common people in general would continue to oppose the Bill.

The NESO chairman said that over the years, Assam and Tripura have been worst affected because of infiltration of foreigners. If the CAB is passed, these two States will again be the worst affected, but there is a threat of foreign nationals spilling over to other States of the region after getting citizenship of India with the help of the CAB, he added.