A protest rally by the student unions of Assam led by the The Cotton College Students Union (CUSU) is being organized today in Guwahati.
Protesting against the bill, the students fraternity will take out a rally from Gauhati Club to Deputy Commissioner office. Students from various colleges of Guwahati gathered at Guwahati Club to protest against the bill and take part in the rally.
However there have been allegations that the authorities of several colleges called for an immediate meeting with the college unions on Tuesday from 11 am regarding the upcoming Saraswati Puja hence barring the students from joining the rally.
Earlier on January 14, the Post Graduate Students Union (PGSU), student body of Gauhati University banned the entry of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders inside their college campus until the Bill is withdrawn.
There has been massive uproar against the bill after it was passed at the Lok Sabha. The bill however is ye to be passed at the Rajya sabha amid protest all over the state and North East aginst the bill