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KMSS, AACSU, AASAA stage protests in North Lakhimpur
 NORTH LAKHIMPUR, Feb 12 - The ongoing protests against Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016 intensified in Lakhimpur district today with protest marches, burning of effigies and torch rallies by various organisations since Monday night.

The North Lakhimpur unit of the All Assam Chutia Students’ Union (AACSU) took out a torch rally on Monday night across North Lakhimpur. The AACSU protest torch rally started from the Sadhani Bhawan in Japisajia and went through Kamala Bari Road of North Lakhimpur which was also accompanied by women and youth wings of Chutia organisations.

Today the Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) and Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuva Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) took to the streets in North Lakhimpur demanding immediate scrapping of the bill. They shouted slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s office in North Lakhimpur today. The AJYCP also burnt the effigies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal. In the evening, the Lakhimpur district unit of the All Adivasi Students’ Association of Assam (AASAA) took out a torch rally across North Lakhimpur.

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