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Modi welcomed in Assam with #GoBack Slogan, Black flags, Sec 144 in Guwahati : Security tightened in Tripura
TIWN Feb 9, 2019
Modi welcomed in Assam with #GoBack Slogan, Black flags, Sec 144 in Guwahati : Security tightened in Tripura
PHOTO : PM Modi. File Photo.

Guwahati / Agartala, Feb 9 (TIWN): All Assam Students Union (AASU) members shouted slogans against the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and waved black flags at Prime Minister Narendra Modi who arrived here on Friday evening on a two-day visit to the Northeast. A large number of AASU members were seen waving black flags to the prime minister and shouting slogans as his convoy crossed the gates of the Gauhati University at around 6.30 pm and a few minutes later as he crossed the premises of the AASU headquarters on M G Road. Slogans like 'Modi go back', 'Scrap Citizenship Amendment Bill', 'Joi Aai Asom (Glory to Mother Assam)' was heard. In Tripura also trends of Modi Govt is across social media. Also section 144 had to impose at Guwahati due to raising protest.Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s arrival in Tripura, #ModiGoBack trend on social media has hit JUMLA Politics of the BJP.

Even though Tripura’s idol King Bir Bikram Manikya’s statue has been prepared at Agartala Airport which will be unveiled by PM Modi himself after landing in the Airport, but at Jirania the same King’s statue was hit by police bullet which was covered by black colour clothes during Chief Minister Biplab Deb’s arrival on that time.

CPI-M MPs  1) Jitendra Chaudhury (LS), 2) Shankar Prasad Datta (LS), 3) Jharna Das Baidya (RS) have boycotted Prime Minsiter Narendra Modi’s programmes here in Agartala. “To record our protest and express solidarity with the collective and spontaneous movement against the move of Modi Govt to pass the “Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016” we three MPs of Tripura have taken conscious decision to boycott the  function at Agartala to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi”, the MPs announced.

“The Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016, if get the passage, would grossly to harm the cause of Northeast in long run and pose severe fracture to the secular feature of this country. The bill has been conceived against the spirit of our constitution”, the MPs said.

Security has been tightened in Tripura double centering the agitations increasing against the Prime Minister. 

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