BJP in favour of Citizenship Amendment Bill, alleges Congress
The Congress alleged that accept BJP, all parties and organisations have opposed to the Citizenship Amendment Bill during the Joint Parliamentary Committee hearing in city.
The Citizenship Amendment bill 2016 will defeat the very purpose of NRC, and it will be a complete turnaround to the historic Assam Accord of 1985. Congress official have stated that the proposed bill has led to distrust and division among different sections of people and community. They have further alleged that the Citizenship Amendment Bill has created anxiety and strong resentment amongst all section of society.
The opposition party said that the Bill has become a burning issue affecting the lives of more than 3 crore people in the state of Assam. Congress members like Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, opposition leader Debabrata Saikia and other senior leaders have signed memorandums against the bill.
Citizens in Khanapara standing in queue to sign memorandums against Citizenship Amendment Bill | G Plus Photo