"Several top officials have said that several boys have joined the ULFA as a mark to protest against the bill. Reporting such statements from the officials... how can that be considered to be an offence?"
Pradyot informed that a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the civil society and Congress president Rahul Gandhi on March 11 this year for a joint struggle against the citizenship amendment bill.
Congress MLA, Gonvidas Konthoujam, had on Friday moved a resolution to urge centre to prevent the re-introduction of the Citizenship Bill and ensure that no ordinance similar to the said bill is promulgated.
In Assam’s several citizenship determination processes, some narratives are lost — like that of the Gorkhas, despite a notification declaring them as Indians. And like that of Tara and Maya, now forever bound by two months together at a detention centre
The complaint against the trio was registered by the officer-in-charge of Latashil police station Upen Kalita. His complaint written in Assamese translates into that Gogoi criticised the Bill in his speech and talked about 'initiating a struggle for a sovereign Assam, independent of India'.
Political parties in the Northeast, including the BJP allies, are vehemently opposing the bill that was passed by the Lok Sabha on January 8. The Centre had said it will try to get it passed by the Rajya Sabha during the Budget Session.