Assam Bandh: Protesters vandalise BJP offices at many places

Protesting against the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill on Tuesday, protesters vandalised Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) office at many places in Assam. An 11-hour North East bandh, called by a number of students' organisation and political parties on Tuesday, to protest against the controversial bill had begun amid tight security at 5am. In Assam, the All Assam Students' Union (AASU) has called for a state-wide bandh after a gap of 10 years and it is being supported by the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), which withdrew support to the BJP-led government in Assam on Monday, the opposition Congress, the AIUDF, and the Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS). Tyres were burnt on roads at various places in Assam to prevent movement of vehicles. Vehicles were damaged in Guwahati, Tinsukia and Dibrugarh districts, police said.

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