9th Dec 2019 11:12:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

ES Reporter 

ITANAGAR, Dec 9: Home Minister Bamang Felix today assured that the Citizenship Amendment Bill -2019 tabled today in the Lok Sabha will not affect Arunachal Pradesh in any form.
Addressing the media at his official bungalow in the state capital today, Felix said that during the recent meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah, representatives from the state including CBOs and AAPSU placed their  points to incorporate in the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation, 1873 and Chin Hills Regulation  1896, which was accepted by the Home Minister.
On the proposed 11-hour bandh called by the All Arunachal Pradesh Students Union (AAPSU) in solidarity with North East Students Organization (NESO) on Tuesday, Felix said the apex student body was pleased by the Centre’s decision.
‘I have heard the  AAPSU is happy with the decision of the central government because Arunachal Pradesh is out of the purview of the CAB-2019.  However, maintaining solidarity with the umbrella student’s organization of Northeast they are calling the bandh on December 10.’
Felix also informed that the administration and police have been instructed to take all precautionary measures during the bandh, so that peace and tranquillity is not breached.
‘I also appeal the student’s organization not to disrupt the peace during the process of bandh while maintaining   solidarity with their counterparts.  All arrangement has been made, all government offices, schools and other activities will be run as usual,’ the Home Minister said.
Calling for all to maintain peace, he also assured that the state government won’t take any decision that may hurt the sentiments of the indigenous people without consulting the stakeholders
To a query on a proposed rally called by the United Arunachal Indigenous  Peoples Forum (UAIPF)  and  All Arunachal Students Union Bengaluru under the banner of  Northeast Forum for Indigenous People (NEFIP), the Home Minister said ‘ I don’t have any idea on what  issue they are holding a protest rally.’

Kenter Joya Riba

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