Four leaders affiliated to the farmer organization have been detained by the NIA so far apart from Gogoi. His deputy Dhairjya Konwar, and Bitu Sonowal have been booked by the NIA under the amended Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act UAPA for ‘waging war against the nation’ and accused of being a ‘Maoist’.
The police acted on a tip-off, the BSF and Mankachar police jointly launched a drive in Jhalerchar and Kukurmara villages, adjacent to the Indo-Bangladesh border and arrested two Bangladeshi nationals along with a herd of three cattle heads.
Gogoi also issued a warning to Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Gogoi said that Sonowal, in the run-up to the last Assembly Elections in the State, did not inform that foreigners would be given citizenship.
A similar set of claims also came during one of his rallies in Biswanath Chariali, He said that AIUDF chief Badruddin Ajmal will become the Chief Minister of Assam within the next ten years.
Saikia further said the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), 2019 will never be acceptable for the people of Assam as it is a major threat to their identity, language, and culture.
The prevailing indigenous bodies in Assam have threatened to intensify the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act if PM Modi visits Assam amid the unrest over the controversial legislation.
Some reports reveal that the AASU leader has been last seen at a public rally against the amendment of the Citizenship Act in Tinsukia town, the headquarters of the district.
Tinsukia, the eastern-most district of Assam, has suddenly drawn the attention of many known security agencies across the globe after the town kept international satellites busy in December last month. According to one media report, there was a process of mapping the forest cover in the Asia-Africa region in the first[Read More…]
The NIA is probing on this matter. A SIT has also been set up to investigate all other cases of violence that took place across the state from December 9.
The rally started from Sadiya of Assam which took in mass participation of hundreds of people including Congress workers from across the state.
It might be possible that such directives can come up in the wake of intense protests done by people to safeguard their indigenous cause.
The widespread protests had caused such a stir that the University thought to cancel its examination to avoid any unwelcomed circumstance.
Sadou Asom Karmachari, an apex employee body of Assam, leader, Basav Kalita along with 4,50,000 members stated that “The govt is trying to suppress our voice and that is injustice.”
Gauhati: Some unidentified miscreants torched a Bharatiya Janata Party leader’s bus in Assam’s Morigaon in later night hours of Tuesday. This came at a time when protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 were going on across Assam. The incident took place in the Mayong area in the central Assam[Read More…]
The government has nothing to say however they must refrain from political platforms. Do not take this as a festival of not going to work
The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) has demanded that ILP (Inner Line Permit) must be introduced in Assam.
Protests over the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) has been spreading across the country with students, some sections of the civil society and opposition political parties holding demonstrations at several places urging the Centre to revoke the Act. In a show of solidarity, scores of students from universities in Delhi,[Read More…]
“her health started deteriorating faster, hence she had to break the fast.”
Himanta Biswa Sharma, the FM of Assam also stated the same words as mentioned by him in a Press conference held on 21st December.
The Sibasagar constituency of AYB has simultaneously resigned along with Asom Chatra Parishad, which is the student wing of Asom Gana Parishad (AGP).
The last time Gogoi ever ventured in a court was the time when he assisted veteran Congress leader P Chidambaram. He argued that case in 1983. That was the last case he ever contested.
The high court’s directive came after reviewing four petitions seeking its intervention in restoring mobile Internet connectivity in the state.
He quotes while he was rushed to courtroom “The agitation must not stop. I appeal to people to continue the protests till the law is repealed”.
According to the officials, this is done to maintain law and order. The mobile internet services will remain suspended till December 16.
As per the notification, the exam will be held from February 10th to February 29th, 2020