Citizen’s Forum appeals all Print Media to keep the editorials blank on 7th January


Citizens ’Forum against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 on Saturday appealed to the editors of all the newspapers in Assam to keep their editorial columns blank and electronic media to run the upper or lower ticker black on January 7 to stage a joint protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016. The Joint Parliamentary Committee is likely to table their recommendations on the Bill in the parliament on January 7.

The citizens ’ Forum against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 on Saturday decided to observe January 7 as ‘dhikkar diwas’ (condemnation day) across the state in protest against the Bill and appealed to the people of Assam to come out in large numbers on the day and participate in protest demonstration to be held across the state.


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