Modi’s Assam visit cancelled as slogans of ‘Go back Modi’ threaten to greet him at Games
Amid the rising protests against the hurriedly enacted Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Assam has been cancelled. The PM was scheduled to visit Assam on Friday to inaugurate the third edition of Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati.…
“Khelo India, Bhago Modi” slogan will greet Prime Minister Narendra Modi if he visits Assam to inaugurate the Khelo India Youth Games on Friday here, warned the Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuva Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) at a massive protest meeting against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Jonai, Dhemaji district, on Tuesday.
According to reports in The Telegraph, the AJYCP urged people to join the anti-CAA protest movement in the state and to raise their voice against the “draconian” law in such a way that the “Prime Minister gets scared hearing your chant”. Participating in the Jonai rally, about 530km from here, AJYCP general secretary Palash Changmai said: “Modi is going to be greeted with a massive protest if he visits Guwahati during Khelo India. People of Assam will chant ‘Bhago Modi-Bhago Modi’ if he visits Assam.”…
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