- Protests over CAB
Army conducts flag march in Assam. Train services suspended in Assam. Many Guwahati flights cancelled. Passenger train services suspended in Assam and Tripura. After Airlines, train services stopped in Assam and Tripura.
Government Vs Congress on Assam
PM Modi tweet: Assam people should not worry due to CAB
Congress tweet: Brother’s and Sister’s of Assam can’t read your message
PM Modi tweet: Assamese rights won’t be taken away
Congress tweet: You have forgotten that the internet had been cut off
Why North-East is opposing CAB: Fear losing land, livelihood to migrants. Fear impact on Demography, indigenous culture. Assam bearing burden of Bangladeshi settlers. Section of Assam fears Bengalis will take over. Tribal enclaves in North-East also wary of outsiders.