A protest demonstration was held on Friday in Diphu in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district at the office of the BJP, East Karbi Anglong District Committee (EKADC) in protest against assaulting a BJP worker in Tinsukia on Wednesday last and demanded the arrest of the culprits involved.
Vice president of BJP, EKADC, and spokesperson, Bharat Kr Timung said, “We are protesting against the recent attack on BJP workers at Tinsukia. We are also demanding the arrest of the persons involved and award them proper punishment as per the law of the land.”
BJP president of Upper Assam’s Tinsukia district Lakeswar Moran was beaten, his hair pulled and push to the ground by protesters who were against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.
Meanwhile, protest against citizenship bill continues in Karbi Anglong district.
Karbi Anglong District Congress Committee (KADCC) burned effigies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, national BJP president Amit Shah, union home minister Rajnath Singh and chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Assam finance minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016, in front of KADCC office on Friday in Diphu.
Speaking to media persons, general secretary, KADCC, Bidyasing Rongpi said, “The BJP has failed to fulfil the expectations of the people of Assam, but instead trying to impose the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill which is against the interest of the people of Assam.”