Three men on Friday staged a nude protest near the Secretariat here in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. (Image: News18 Assam)
The protesters were swiftly removed by security personnel, police said. (Image: News18 Assam)
Protests against the Bill have enveloped virtually the entire north-eastern region since the Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on January 8. (Image: News18 Assam)
The Bill seeks to provide Indian citizenship to six non-Muslim minority groups from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. The fear in the northeast is that if this is done, "outsiders" will overwhelm the locals in the region.
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A nude protest was also staged last month by 10 Assamese youths in front of Parliament in the national capital. (Image: News18 Assam)