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Assam natives protest in Mumbai, demand for Citizenship (Amendment) Act back

ByRachita Singh

Dec 14, 2019
Assam natives protest in Mumbai, demand for Citizenship (Amendment) Act back




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Updated:
14 December, 2019 13:10 First

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], 14 December (ANI): People of Assam living in Mumbai gathered at Azad Maidan here on Saturday to protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA).
“The bill has become an act because Parliament has passed it. Assam has a different culture. If there is a threat, we will oppose it. Secondly, the act is discriminatory and it will present a threat against the region.” Culture. It is clear that the demographics of the region will change, “actress Deepanita Sharma, who was also sitting on the protest, told ANI.
Another protestor claimed that Assam’s culture could be threatened after the passage of this bill.
Another defender Shahnab Alam said, “The demography in Assam has already changed. We have already signed the Assam Accord. Now a new CAB has been introduced. Our Assam will be affected by this. Ahomiya culture grapples with real danger Has been. “
The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, provides citizenship to non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, who arrived in India before December 31, 2014.
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was passed by Parliament earlier this week and became an act with President Ram Nath Kovind giving its assent on 12 November (ANI)

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