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Students defy govt diktat, bring out pro- & anti-CAB rallies in Assam

GUWAHATI: Defying the governments stand that students should not take part in agitations concerning the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB), 2019, more and more students are hitting the streets in favour and against the proposed legislation.
Though, an official confirmation on prohibiting students from taking part in CAB-related agitations across the state is yet to be conveyed by the state government, an order has been issued by the education department in Lakhimpur district of upper Assam.
It added that disciplinary action will be taken against the headmasters if the instructions are not adhered to.
On Saturday, hundreds of student activists belonging to the RSS-affiliated ABVP took out a rally in support of the citizenship bill.
“The ABVP supports the CAB because this bill has been brought to safeguard our language, culture and identity,” said ABVP state secretary Rakesh Das.
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