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Assam Bandh: Protesters Squat On Tracks, Burn Tyres During Shutdown Over Citizenship Bill

Oct 23, 2018 11:57 AM IST India India

Forty six organisations in Assam have called for a 12-hour statewide bandh on Tuesday against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016. The organisations have stood against immigrants from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan. The state was seen on the edge when National Register of Citizens of India (NRC) was updated earlier this year.