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  • Ruckus over citizenship Act Assam: Curfew in Tinsukia from 8 pm. Assam: Congress leader demands to call a special session of the Assembly.

    Published on December 22, 2019

    by Bhupen Goswami
    Guwahati: Demonstrations in Assam have turned violent. The protesters torched the earlier demolition at Panitola railway station in Tinsukia district.. Apart from this, protesters have also set fire to Chhabua railway station in Dibrugarh district. In view of the ongoing protests over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, the district administration of Tinsukia in Assam today announced a nine-hour curfew. Curfew will be imposed from 8 am to 5 am.An official notice stated, “The District Magistrate, Tinsukia in Tinsukia district has declared the curfew as U / S 144 of CrPc on 22/12/2019 from 8 am onwards. It has also been notified that public agitation, Hunger strikes, licensed.unlicensed weapons, use of loudspeakers, etc. are prohibited.It may be mentioned here that the district administration imposed curfew in Tinsukia, Assam on Saturday as a reaction to the rebellion against the CAA.
    There has been a large-scale agitation against the enforcement of laws in the districts of Upper Assam. “Assam Congress leader calls for convening special session of assembly.Congress leader and Leader of Opposition in Assam Legislative Assembly Devavrata Saikia met state Assembly Speaker Hitendra Nath Goswami at his residence.Saikia said that I have requested the Speaker to convene a special session of the Legislative Assembly to discuss the concerns of the people of Assam regarding the Citizenship Amendment Bill.