Zubeen Garg to join Cottonian on 30 November against citizenship bill
Assam singing sensation Zubeen Garg will join the students of Cotton University and participate in the movement against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill in Guwahati on November 30, 2019.
“The bill should be scrapped as soon as possible. Cotton University students will march against the bill on 30 November. I will also join the rally, ”said Zubeen.
A few days ago, students at Cotton University pasted hand-made posters against the bill on campus.
Earlier this year, Zubeen wrote a letter to the Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on the bill and demanded that the votes received by the BJP be “returned” in 2016 using an electoral song sung by him. In a Facebook post, the singer offered to return the remuneration received for the song.
Meanwhile, protests against the bill continued across the state. The protesters of All Assam Students Union Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti and Asom Jatiyatabi Yuva Chhatra Parishad shouted slogans saying that the bill is “a violation of the Assam Accord” and would violate the rights of indigenous people of the state.
The Center will reintroduce the Bill in the ongoing winter session of Parliament. In view of the large-scale protests in the Northeast region, Union Home Minister Amit Shah has convened a meeting on November 29, 2019 to discuss the proposed draft bill with civil society and political parties.
The bill seeks to grant Indian citizenship to people belonging to Hindus, Jains, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists and Parsis who have become victims of religious persecution in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan and entered India on or about December 31, 2014 Have done .