Mizoram Protest Against NRC

•More than 30,000 people responded to a call for protests by students and NGO’s on 23rd January 2019, because The Citizenship Amendment Bill of 2016 grants citizenship to the illegal Buddhist Chakma immigrants from Bangladesh in the southern part of Mizoram, displaced by the construction of Kaptai Dam on the Karnaphuli River in 1962, as there was no rehabilitation and compensation, they fled from Bangladesh to India.[2 •2019, Republic day function in Mizoram was boycotted by NGO’s including the Young Mizo Association throughout Mizoram. The Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga has threatened to pull out of the North-East Democratic Alliance if the bill is passed.

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