BJP MP Subramanian Swamy spoke to the media about his views on the several arguments around the Citizenship Amendment Bill.
There are reports of shops set on fire in Hijiguiri in Tinsukia district and vehicles damaged in Sivasagar district.
The protests are spontaneous and they are being staged in many other parts of the state as well.
Before the hearing in the Rajya Sabha on the Citizenship Amendment Bill, several opposition leaders expressed their views outside the Parliament.
The Citizenship Amendment Bill has been passed in the Lok Sabha and the decision received criticism from several leaders across the country.
The bill proposes citizenship to migrants belonging to minority groups Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan who have stayed in India since last six years.
Citizenship Amendment Bill: Centre must care for sentiments of northeast, says Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma
We are here to come together to appeal to the government that this issue must be looked at from point of view of sentiments of northeast and country as a whole.
Citizenship bill protests turned violent and students took out march condemning the passage of the bill in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.