In a letter to Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi, Assam NSUI on Saturday said that the state is not in a position to carry the burden of more foreigners.
The student body also staged a one-hour sit-in demonstration in Guwahati and raised anti-CAA slogans.
Apart from over 100 NSUI members, NSUI national president Neeraj Kundan and state president Jyotibikash Changmai participated in the demonstration.
Kundan, Changmai, and 40 other NSUI members were also detained by police, who were, however, release later.
The NSUI leaders, talking to media, later said that more the government will try to suppress their anti-CAA protests, the students will raise their voice against CAA with greater intensity.
In the letter to the Governor the NSUI, opposing CAA said that the Act has already created discontentment among the citizens and if the Act is not scrapped then the discomforts would only escalate.
“CAA violates the Assam Accord,” the letter added.