GUWAHATI, June 4 - The All Assam Students Union (AASU) and the Sadou Asam Karmachari Parishad (SAKP) will take out a protest march to Raj Bhawan on June 6 demanding scrapping of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016. The march will begin from Swahid Nyas Bhawan here at 11 am.
The AASU and SAKP will also demand implementation of the Assam Accord in its letter and spirit, including constitutional safeguards for the Assamese people.
Meanwhile, the All Assam Book Publishers and Sellers Association has extended its support to the stir launched by the AASU and its 28 ally organizations.
In a meeting between the AASU and the All Assam Book Publishers and Sellers Association today, the association termed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill as totally against the interests of Assam and its identity, language and heritage, and demanded that it be scrapped immediately.