Rail blockade across Assam were witnessed after All Assam Students Union (AASU) and 30 indigenous organisations called for a 11 hour Assam bandh on Tuesday against the Citizenship amendment Bill 2016.
Protesters of Students Federation of India (SFI) and Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) staged a protest at gate no 2 of Guwahati Railway Station. The protesters also got into a fight with the security personnel.
The Guwahati-bound Kamakhya was stopped near Moranhaat Station by the AASU protesters. AASU also staged protest a Kaliabor and halted trains.
In Tinsukia’s Makum, half naked All Adivasi Students’ Association (ATASA ) and Tai Ahom Yuva Parishad protesters staged a protest in and halted Lidu – Tinsukia express.
The protesters on the rail tracks today demanded the withdrawal of the citizenship Amendment Bill which is to be passed at Lok Sabha today.