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Sonowal faces protests over Citizenship bill

IANS  |  Guwahati 

Much to his embarrassment, on Monday faced protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) at his home constituency

Members of Asom Jatiyatabadi (AJYCP) observed Monday as a "black day" in when arrived in the river island to take part in a meeting with party leaders over the forthcoming Mising on January 21.

The members of hoisted black flags across the river island and demonstrated with black flags.

They shouted slogans like "Sarbananda Sonowal, Go Back" and "Down with Citizenship Amendments Bill".

In 2016, contested from the Assembly seat and won with a huge margin against the Later, the government upgraded the river island into a district from a subdivision of district.

On Monday, Sonowal released a DVD 'Majulli-O-Majuli' sung and video-graphed on the river island at a simple function held at the conference hall of

The DVD features songs written by and sung by the eminent Sangita Kakoti.

Lauding their efforts, Sonowal said the DVD was a good venture in projecting Majuli as an island and epicentre of Vaishnavite culture and a land of harmonious co-existence.



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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 19:06 IST