GUWAHATI, June 1 - Demanding immediate withdrawal of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, the Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chhatra Parishad (AJYCP) took out torchlight processions in different parts of the State today.
Protesting the Union Government�s move to provide citizenship to illegal migrants on the basis of religion and failure of the State Government to take up the issue with the Centre, the Parishad said that it would intensify its stir in the coming days.
All the regional units of the AJYCP took out torchlight processions throughout the State in association with the conscious citizens of the respective areas.
�The people of Assam are totally disappointed with Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal for his weak stand over the issue. Even the other Cabinet ministers are more concerned about their power and position instead of the protecting the identity of the indigenous people,� AJYCP president Putul Dutta and general secretary Palash Changmai said.
Criticising the BJP and RSS for their adamant attitude over the issue, the AJYCP leaders warned that if the ruling party continues to overlook the concerns of the people of Assam, it would compel the youth of the State to again turn towards militancy.
In Doomdooma: The Doomdooma regional unit of Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuva Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) today staged a two-hour sit-in stir at Gandhi Chowk here in protest against the proposed Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, our Correspondent adds.
A protest meeting was also held and addressed by AJYCP�s Tinsukia district committee president Surajit Moran, adviser Rajen Medhi , AGP youth wing leader Sanjib Bora, AATTSA Tinsukia district committee assistant secretary Upendra Harpal, AMSU Doomdooma unit president Joykanta Moran, Asam Sahitya Sabha Doomdooma unit secretary Deben Deka and several others. They unanimously opposed the proposed Bill.