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Northeast India on The Brink of Civil War | Massive Protest Against CAA

The reason behind this civil war situation in Assam and Northeast India the new citizenship amendment bill 2016 or CAA that lastly introduces by the Bjp government on the Indian Parliament. 

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, is a proposed act grant citizenship to illegal immigrants belonging to Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Pakistan who entered India till December 31, 2014. 

Northeast India fighting against illegal migrants has a long history. This bill thus hurts the sentiment of Northeast people and doesn’t want any more migration which changing the cultural landscape of the North-eastern states. "Hello China, bye-bye India”

Caa protest

Among various Northeastern states where protests have broken out over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, Mizoram witnessed massive demonstrations last week. 

These came into focus particularly because of photos, widely circulated on social media that showed protesters with posters that proclaimed “Hello China, bye-bye India”. This protest was organized by the influential Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP). 

The slogan was intended to convey that “we are not safe in India”, said Lalhmachhuana, general secretary of the central committee of the Young Mizo Association (YMA). An umbrella body of various civil society organizations and students of Mizoram - NGO Coordination Committee boycotted the Republic Day and Governor of Mizoram had to address the republic day speech on empty ground. 

"Mizoram Governor Kummanam Rajasekharan on Saturday addressed an almost-empty ground on the 70th Republic Day, due to a state-wide boycott call given by an umbrella organization against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill".  

No member from the general public attended the function; police said adding that only ministers, legislators and top officials were present. 

The boycott call was given by the NGO Coordination Committee, an organization of civil society groups and student bodies. 

The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti leader Akhil Gogoi also said if proper respect is not shown to the Assamese people and citizenship amendment bill is passed, then “we must have the courage to tell the government that we may consider not staying with India”. And he also said that “if the government gives us the respect we deserved, we are with the nation but if the sentiments of the indigenous Assamese are ignored and the bill is passed, then each Assamese must have the courage to say that they will not be a part of India,. 

The same massive protest going on states of Meghalaya, Manipur, and Tripura. Where the Meghalaya Bjp coalition government cut tides with central Bjp due to this protest and state government standing with the general public as well Mizoram state government also stands behind their civilian.

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