The Lok Sabha passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 in the national capital on December 09. CAB had been tabled in the Lower House for discussion during the day time. The Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) 2019 passed in Lok Sabha with 311 ‘AYES’ and 80 ‘NOES’. While speaking to ANI in Guwahati on December 10, former Assam chief minister and veteran Congress leader Tarun Gogoi said, “This is dangerous for Assam and we are next door neighbours to Bangladesh.” “This Bill will adversely affect the culture, heritage and population structure of the North-East,” he added.
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