Print edition : March 01, 2019

A torchlight procession activists of 70 ethnic groups of Assam took out in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, in Guwahati on January 23. Photo: PTI

Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma and Asom Gana Parishad president Atul Bora at a convention of political parties of the north-eastern region on the Citizenship Amendment Bill, in Guwahati on January 29. Photo: PTI

Protests erupt in Assam and other north-eastern States over the passage of the Citizenship Bill as ethnic communities fear that it will replace their language and cultural identity markers with religion.
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