Shillong: The North East Forum of Indigenous People’s (NEFIP) organized a joint protest today in all North Eastern states against the plan of the Centre to table the Citizenship Amendment bill(CAB) again.
This protest is witnessed in Shillong as well under the Confederation of Meghalaya Social Organisation (CoMSO) in which protesters took to sit-in protest in the parking lot of Additional Secretariat.
Speaking to news persons bah Robertjune Kharjahrin urged the state government to extend support in this protest against the CAB. He also said, “In our state we will not accept this Bill since it goes against the Constitution of India”
It may be recalled that in its recent meeting at Kohima, NEFIP took a unanimous decision to protest in all the states of NE region against the CAB.
Kharjahrih quipped as to why the Centre did not take the matter to the UN if its minority Hindu face oppression in Bangladesh? He said that there is something fishy about the intention to introduce CAB as a means to fulfill the RSS dream to make India a Hindu rashtra.