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CAB Passed in Rajya Sabha: Why is Northeast Protesting?

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is raking up as much action outside Parliament as it is inside it.

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The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is raking up as much action outside Parliament as it is inside it.

The Bill was tabled in the Rajya Sabha on 11 December, and after 48 members debated over it for at least seven hours the bill was passed with 125 ayes.

And while that was happening in the capital, parts of Northeast were embroiled in protest against the bill, with arson and internet shutdown and curfews in place.

With the Citizenship Bill all set to become law, how are protests panning out in the Northeast? Tune in to The Big Story to find out.

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