Withdraw Citizenship Amendment Bill-2016- All Political Party

Withdraw Citizenship Amendment Bill-2016- All Political Party

Written By: / Monday, 04 February 2019 16:31

IT News
Imphal, Feb 4,

A Protest meeting was held at the call of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of India( Marxist) at Manipur Press Club ,Imphal today.  The meeting was attended by the cadres of the party and other like minded parties viz. CPI , RSP , AIFB , BSP, NCP, JD(S),AAP and PRJA.
The meeting was addressed by Kshetrimayum Santa , State Secretary of CPI(M) .Addressing the Meeting he said that the party ,as decided by the Polit Bureau of CPI-M, demands for the withdrawal of thel Citizenship Amendment Bill- 2016 which was passed by the Lok Sabha on January 8, 2019. He appealed to the like minded parties and people to stand unitedly till the Bill is withdrawn.
Sarat Salam, Secretariat Member of CPI-M explaining the Bill and its impact on the country in general and North Eastern Region in particular said that the Bill is unconstitutional as it was against the Article 14 & 15 of Construction of India and on religious basis. He further said that the party and the like minded parties will stood unitedly tooth and nail. He also said that not only the opposition parties , some of the coalition partners of BJP are also against the Bill. He appealed to the leadership of the Political Parties in Rajya Sabha irrespective of political and ideological differences to defeat the Bill in the interest of the country as a whole and North Eastern Region of the country in particular.
Addressing the Meeting  L. Sotinkumar , Secretary of CPI Manipur , expressed that the call of the CPI(M) Polit Bureau to hold All India Protest Day against Citizenship Amendment Bill-2016 is timely and his party and other like minded parties support the call and assured that his party and likeminded parties will work and campaign together in Manipur .
The meeting was addressed by Kh. Gyaneshwor, Secretary AIFB , S. Iboyaima , President NCP, N. Kabita Devi, President BSP, K. Loken Singh, General Secretary JD(S) and K. Manoranjan , Secretariat Member, RSP.

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