BJP leader and Chariman of Assam Petrochemicals Limited Jagadish Bhuyan announced his regisnation from the party and all posts protesting the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019.
Bhuyan joins the hunger strike organised by All Assam Students Union in Guwahati on Friday.
Bhuyan was a minister earlier during Asom Gana Parishad rule. Later, he joined BJP after facing defeat as AGP candidate.
On June 7, 2015 after stating "I have lost faith in the AGP which has become directionless and was shrinking each passing day. The BJP on the other hand is the right party to fight for the cause of Assam..." Jagadish Bhuyan along with several senior members of the AGP from Tinsukia district to join the BJP.
Bhuyan was appointed as Chairman of Assam Petrochemicals Limited by the current BJP government in Assam.