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SHILLONG | DEC 17, 2019:
Hundreds of Assamese population on Monday, took part in the sit-in-demonstration organised by the Shillong Socio-Cultural Assam Students Association and members of the Khasi Student's Union (KSU) led by its general secretary, Donald V Thabah to demand Centre to repeal the Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019 and to implement Eastern Bengal Frontier Regulation, 1873 or Inner Line Permit (ILP) system in the whole North Eastern Region. The sit-in-demonstration which was held at Asom Krishti Kendra, Dhankheti.
Talking to reporters, SSCASA adviser, Dheeman Bhuyan said that they have organised this protest against the implementation of the CAA in the region even as demanding the implementation of ILP througout the region.
According to Bhuyan, the CAA will differentiate and seek to divide the indigenous community of the region, he said, "We demand from the Centre to repeal this Act since it is a legislation which is against the interest and sentiments of the people of the region".