JNU supports Cotton’s ‘Ranahungkar’

JNU supports Cotton’s ‘Ranahungkar’

The students ofprestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) extended their support to the 'Ranahungkar'programme organised by the students of Cotton University on Friday (December 6)in protest against the Centre's decision to introduce Citizenship AmendmentBill (CAB) in the Parliament.

The Assamese students ofJNU released a video message extending their support to the programme. They furtherurged all section of people, especially the student community to take part inthe protest rally.

It may be mentioned herethat Zubeen Garg, the heartthrob of Assam, has also extended support to the 'Ranahungkar'programme organised by the students of Cotton University.

The CAB seeks to amend a1955 law to grant citizenship to persecuted Hindus, Buddhists, Sikhs, Jains,Parsis and Christians from Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Pakistan if they havelived in India for six years; and students of Cotton University along with otherorganisations have been continuously opposing the bill.

Recently, the students ofCotton University also staged a protest march in the city demanding thewithdrawal of the bill from Parliament. They said that the bill would harm theAssamese community in the future.

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