The Indigenous Forum, Assam, a joint platform of over 30 organisations, on Friday said Bangladeshi migrants have joined the RSS in Barak Valley in south Assam and launched a campaign in support of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which is vehemently opposed in the Brahmaputra Valley.
The members of the North East Linguistic and Ethnic Co-ordination Committee on Friday decided to send two teams in New Delhi on June 25 and 26 to meet the Chief Justice of India, the Prime Minister and the home minister to show their support towards the early passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.
Speakers at a meeting to remember "martyrs" killed in police firing at Dispur on June 22, 2011 here on Friday said the people of Assam have to protest for everything, be it jobs, land rights or the citizenship bill.
A Hindu monk from Varanasi, who claims to be 122 years of age and the oldest living man in the world, is arousing great curiosity and interest among visitors at the Ambubachi mela in Kamakhya temple here.
The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has sought clarification from the Centre about the fate of individuals whose names will be excluded from the updated National Register of Citizens (NRC), on whether they will face detention or deportation.