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Indigenous Nationalist Party of Twipra (INPT) on Thursday sat in a demonstration on two issues.

One is protested against CAB and second demanding review of the decision of banning animal sacrifice in temples of Tripura.

INPT, the the regional political party of Tripura organized this mass demonstration at Khumlung, the Autonomous District Council Headquarter.

The present BJP government wants to amend the Citizenship Bill.

With the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, the government plans to change the definition of illegal migrants.

The Bill, introduced in the Lok Sabha on July 15, 2016, seeks to amend the Citizenship Act, 1955 to provide citizenship to illegal migrants, from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Pakistan, who are of Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi or Christian extraction.

However, the Act doesn’t have a provision for Muslim sects like Shias and Ahmediyas who also face persecution in Pakistan.

Entire Northeast is opposing the CAB.

The regional parties are against the bill.

INPT is also in the same row.

INPT general secretary Jagadish Debbarma told that the bill if passed in the Parliament will dangerous for the indigenous people of the region.

“Bangladeshi migrants through this proposed law would be settled in eastern and northeastern India depriving the original people of the region of basic rights,” said Jagadish Debbarma.

He said on the other hand animal sacrifice in the temple is a ritual and custom of indigenous people of the State.

They also demanded to review the order of High Court.

Last month Tripura High Court passed an order and banned the animal sacrifices in temples.

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