Students begin indefinite class boycott to oppose bill

  • | Thursday | 10th January, 2019

GUWAHATI/DIBRUGARH: In a throwback to the days of the Assam Agitation, students of several leading educational institutions of Assam began an indefinite class boycott on Wednesday. "He added that the CUSU have started talks with the student representatives of other colleges of the state to chalk out plans for a united movement against the bill. In Assam, the Sonowal-led government came to power in 2016 with the promise of safeguarding the Jati-Mati-Bheti (community, home and hearth) of the state. But their acts show that they are out to destroy the very identity of the indigenous tribes and communities of Assam by granting citizenship to the illegal migrants here. PGSU said a state-wide movement to sensitize people against the bill was the need of the hour.Meanwhile, the activists of the Students' Federation of India (SFI) took out a mock funeral procession of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and seven BJP MPs from Assam, accusing them of backing the citizenship bill and going against the will of the people.

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