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The list of grievances against Committee of Administrators keeps growing.
The 21 Bangladeshi citizens, who had entered India through Tripura two years ago, were handed over to the Bangladeshi authorities after it accepted their nationality.
Students Federation of India activists waved black flags at Sonowal's convoy when he was on way from the helipad to a school he was to inaugurate in Bijni town.
Sadou Asam Karmachari Parishad, the recognised body representing government employees, extended its full support to the ongoing agitation led by the All Assam Students' Union (AASU) against the bill.
'Anti-party activities' and 'breaking party discipline' were cited as the reasons for suspending Pradip Dutta Roy from primary membership of the party.
Currently, 14 tribal communities of Assam, which have a combined population of 38 lakh, are enjoying ST status. They fear the same privilege to the six communities will eat into their rights.
The accord was signed at the end of six-year-long bloody anti-immigrants' agitation spearheaded by All Assam Students' Union to protect, preserve and promote identity and heritage of the Assamese.
This decision of Bezbaruah, who was meant to head the Committee, came after four of the nine members quit the central government-nominated committee.
The protestors burnt tyres and placed tree trunks on roads including national highways in Bodoland Territorial Areas District (BTAD) to prevent vehicular movement.
The bandh has been called by the Coordination Committee of the Tribal Organisations of Assam to protest a bill that seeks to grant Scheduled Tribe status to six ethnic communities in the state.
The agitators belonging to Oikya Sena Asom on Thursday night vandalised the office in Palashbari area.
Hiren Gohain had allegedly said that the demand for Assam’s sovereignty might arise if the Modi government goes ahead with the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 by ignoring the voices of people.
The bandh comes amidst statewide protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 which the Centre wants to pass to grant citizenship to the non-Muslim immigrants from neighbouring countries.
Citizenship Bill: Sedition charges against Sahitya Akademi awardee Hiren Gohain, scribe Manjit Mahanta
Police suo motu registered a case at the Latasil police station here under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code -- including 124(A) that deals with charges of sedition.
Withdrawal of the AGP, which has 14 MLAs in the 126-member assembly, would not have any immediate effect on the future of the Sarbananda Sonowal-led government that still has the backing of 74 MLAs.