Guwahati: Recently, after the passing of the Citizenship Amendment Bill, there has been increasing resentment among many people, while the protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill in Assam has now become fierce. On Tuesday, people protested violently against the citizenship bill, in which many people were seriously injured. During the protest in the capital Guwahati, police used tear gas against the protesters, lathi-charge was also done against some protesters. At least 6 people were injured during this demonstration. The protesters also burnt effigies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal.
There were violent clashes with the police in Jorhat, Golaghat, and Nagaon in the encounter with the security forces. So far 20 people have been injured in violent clashes in many places, while the news of the death of a newborn is also coming out. The newborn was being taken to the hospital when he died.
In protest at Guwahati and other parts of the state, many vehicles were damaged along with public properties. Meanwhile, security deployment has increased in several places including Guwahati after violent protests. On the other hand, after the ongoing protest against the bill, the district administration has implemented section 144 in several districts including Tinsukia, Sonitpur, and Lakhimpur in Assam. Examinations of Guwahati University and Dibrugarh University have also been postponed in the state. The Indian Railways said that 8 trains have been canceled in Tinsukia Division in Assam due to the indefinite 'rail roko' (stopping trains) movement of various organizations and associations.