Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal (File image)

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday said the state government is committed to protecting all genuine Indian citizens and the rights of the people of the state.

He also asked people to ‘thwart’ the people who are misleading the people on the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.

Sharing a video of his speech on Twitter, Sonowal stated,” We are committed to protecting all genuine Indian citizens and the rights of the people of Assam.”

“I call upon all sections of the society to thwart the elements who are misleading the people on CAA & indulging in violence and together continue the growth journey of Assam, “ he added.

Meanwhile, the death toll in the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA protests rose to five on Sunday.

Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma along with health minister Pijush Hazarika on Saturday visited GMCH to meet the persons who had been injured in police firing.

Sarma asked the medical fraternity of the hospital to provide free treatment to the injured persons.

The curfew clamped in Guwahati on Wednesday has been relaxed for 9 hours on Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm, giving some respite to the citizens.

There has been a good flow of traffic in the streets of Guwahati on Sunday with a number of public vehicles plying the roads.

Mobile internet services, however, will remain suspended and chances are it will be lifted on Monday.

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