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Scribes� body opposes citizenship Bill

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, May 5 - A meeting of the All Assam Journalists� Union (AAJU) with editors of various newspapers today vehemently opposed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and said that a delegation of editors would visit New Delhi and submit a memorandum to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The meeting, held under the chairmanship of senior journalist Ajit Kumar Bhuyan, was participated by Amar Asom Editor Prasanta Rajguru, Editor of Asomiya Pratidin Nitya Bora, Executive Editor of Dainik Asom Munin Bayan, Executive Editor of The Assam Tribune PJ Baruah, Executive Editor of Dainik Janambhumi Utpal Baruah and Editor of Nandini Maini Mahanta, among others.

The editors were unanimous in their opposition to the Centre�s move and said that it would trigger an existential crisis for the indigenous populace of Assam.

It may be recalled that a mass convention was held at Tezpur under the aegis of AAJU on March 12, where 52 organisations, including representative bodies of indigenous communities, made a strong pitch against the Centre�s proposed Bill. The meeting had also resolved to launch a drive aimed at garnering public support against the Bill.

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Scribes� body opposes citizenship Bill

GUWAHATI, May 5 - A meeting of the All Assam Journalists� Union (AAJU) with editors of various newspapers today vehemently opposed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and said that a delegation of editors would visit New Delhi and submit a memorandum to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The meeting, held under the chairmanship of senior journalist Ajit Kumar Bhuyan, was participated by Amar Asom Editor Prasanta Rajguru, Editor of Asomiya Pratidin Nitya Bora, Executive Editor of Dainik Asom Munin Bayan, Executive Editor of The Assam Tribune PJ Baruah, Executive Editor of Dainik Janambhumi Utpal Baruah and Editor of Nandini Maini Mahanta, among others.

The editors were unanimous in their opposition to the Centre�s move and said that it would trigger an existential crisis for the indigenous populace of Assam.

It may be recalled that a mass convention was held at Tezpur under the aegis of AAJU on March 12, where 52 organisations, including representative bodies of indigenous communities, made a strong pitch against the Centre�s proposed Bill. The meeting had also resolved to launch a drive aimed at garnering public support against the Bill.

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