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CAB protest: US issues travel advisory for its citizens in Northeast
PHOTO : Anti-CAA Protest in Agartala. TIWN Pic Dec 11, 2019

AGARTALA, Dec 16 (TIWN): Assam and the Northeast are up in arms against the Citizenship Amendment Bill that has now become and Act with the assent of President Ram Nath Kovind late on Thursday night.

Protests against the new legislation that seeks to grant citizenship to non-Muslim immigrants has left two dead in Guwahati. At least two protesters died on Thursday evening when police opened fire on protesters in Guwahati, the epicentre of the massive protests that have brought Assam to a standstill. Train services to Assam and Tripura have been suspended while many flights to Guwahati have been cancelled in view of the protests against the Citizenship Act. Internet has been suspended for another 48 hours in Assam and Tripura where the protests have intensified since Amit Shah tabled the contentious Citizenship Bill and Rajya Sabha passed it. 

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