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Escalating protest in Jorhat

BIJOY BURAGOHAIN

JORHAT:The state wide protest over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 refuses to die down in Assam where more and more people have joined to keep the  move for citizenship to non Muslim immigrants at bay.

The Asom Premi Yuva Chatra Samaj took out a huge torch rally in Jorhat town on Friday evening suggesting an escalating protest across the state.

Nearly 5,000 people joined the torch rally across the premier upper Assam town shouting slogans against the Government. Jorhat KMSS activists along with their AATASU counterparts have joined the protest calling it an attempt to and Assam, its people, language and culture.

APYCS president Manuj Gogoi, KMSS Jorhat General Secretary Arindom Gogoi and Jorhat AATASU president Rajib Gogoi categorically slammed the government for trying to roll out red carpet to the Hindu immigrants which they said would disrupt the demography.

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