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From Jammu to Assam to Chennai: Protests against Citizenship Amendment Bill

Curfew was imposed in Assam's Guwahati and Dibrugarh for an indefinite period amid violent protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

Congress party members shout slogans during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill in Jammu

Congress party members shout slogans during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill in Jammu
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Demonstrators being detained by security personnel during a strike called by the North East Students’ Organisation (NESO) in Agartala

Demonstrators being detained by security personnel during a strike called by the North East Students' Organisation (NESO) in Agartala
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Police cane protesters protesting the Citizenship Amendment 2019 in Guwahati

Police cane protesters protesting the Citizenship Amendment 2019 in Guwahati
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College students raise slogans in protest during a strike in Guwahati

College students raise slogans in protest during a strike in Guwahati
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Activist and businessman Tehseen Poonawalla burns a copy of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill at Jantar Mantar in New Delh

Activist and businessman Tehseen Poonawalla burns a copy of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill at Jantar Mantar in New Delh
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College students along with locals burn tyres in Tinsukia district of Assam

College students along with locals burn tyres in Tinsukia district of Assam
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NCP leader Jitendra Awhad with party supporters burns posters in Thane

NCP leader Jitendra Awhad with party supporters burns posters in Thane
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Students of the University of Madras protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in Chennai

Students of the University of Madras protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in Chennai
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Protestor’s burn hoardings and other materials in Guwahati

Protestor's burn hoardings and other materials in Guwahati
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People from northeastern states display placards at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi

People from northeastern states display placards at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi
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Protestors gather in a street on the outskirts of Sivasagar town in Assam

Protestors gather in a street on the outskirts of Sivasagar town in Assam
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First Published: Thu, December 12 2019. 14:51 IST
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