But people in Assam cannot read your message without internet: Congress on Modi's assurance on citizenship bill

 But people in Assam cannot read your message without internet: Congress on Modi's assurance on citizenship bill


The Congress on Thursday took a sarcasm at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's message of assurance to the people of Assam, saying that the people there "cannot read your message" as the internet has been hacked in protest against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill.

In response to PM Modi's message, the Congress said, "Our siblings in Assam cannot read your 'Modiji's message', if you have forgotten, their internet has been hacked."

A day after the Rajya Sabha passed the controversial Citizenship Bill amid violent protests and clashes in Assam and other northeastern states, Prime Minister Modi on Thursday said, "I want to assure my brothers and sisters in Assam that the passage After all they have nothing to worry about. Cab. I want to reassure them - no one can claim your rights, unique identity and communication. The beauty cannot take away the culture. It will continue to grow and develop. "

Several incidents of violence have come to light from Assam and Tripura after the Parliament passed the Citizenship Bill on Wednesday night. The law seeks to grant citizenship to non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan to face persecution there.

Guwahati, which opposed Guwahati's anti-citizenship bill, was placed under indefinite curfew on Wednesday night, while the army was called in four places and Assam Rifles personnel were deployed in Tripura as highly emotional citizenship in two northeastern states (Amendment) Bill or CAB.

Tens of thousands of anti-cab protesters descended on the streets of Assam on Wednesday, skirmishing with police and putting the state in a state of immense chaos after a violent six-year agitation by students who ended up signing the Assam Accord. . Guwahati was placed under curfew.

Assam has been on the boil ever since the CAB was introduced in the Lok Sabha.

To prevent "misuse" on social media to disturb peace and tranquility and to maintain law and order, internet services were launched in 10 districts of Assam starting at 7 pm on Wednesday as mass protests in cities Has been suspended.

Internet services have been suspended in Lakhimpur, Dhemaji, Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, Charadev, Sivasagar, Jorhat, Golaghat, Kamrup (Metro) and Kamrup, released by Additional Chief Secretary (Home and Political Department) Kumar Sanjay Krishna.

Internet services are already suspended in the entire state of Tripura so that attempts can be made by the mischief-makers to disturb peace from 2 pm to 48 hours on Tuesday. An order issued by the Tripura government also prohibits SMS on all mobile service providers' networks.

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