Mizoram: Massive protest against Citizenship Bill all over state

Mizoram NGO Coordination Committee (MNCC) held protest rallies against Citizenship Bill in all over state including capital city Aizawl.


Aizawl

Massive protest and demonstrations and protest rallies were held in Mizoram on Tuesday to protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.

The powerful Mizoram NGO Coordination Committee (MNCC) held spirited demonstrations in Aizawl and seven other district headquarters to protest against the controversial Bill.

Displaying placards and shouting slogans, the protesters demonstrated in support of their demands till late Tuesday afternoon in all the eight district headquarters of Mizoram, including the capital city Aizawl.

Led by influential Young Mizo Association, the MNCC, a conglomerate of major civil societies, student and youth bodies, continued their agitation in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill passed in the Lok Sabha on January 8.

MNCC chairman Vanlalruata said that despite the protest from almost all political parties and NGOs in the entire northeastern region and other parts of the country, the Union government is keen to pass the bill even in the Rajya Sabha.

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