“If Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Assam to inaugurate Khelo India, then our protests against Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) would intensify,” said AASU president Dipanka Nath on Sunday.
Khelo India is scheduled to be held in Guwahati from January 10 to January 22, 2020.
Addressing the media in Guwahati on Sunday, the AASU leadership stated that on January 31, the student body will extend its support to the Government employees opposing the ‘CAA’.
AASU will hold meetings, marches and other agitation programmes across Assam from January 1, 2020.
1st January, 2020: State-wide tributes to the 5 martyrs of the ‘CAA’ movement, who died during firing by police.
3rd January, 2020: State-wide protests against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act.
9th January, 2020: AASU will stage a protest by collaborating with the folk artistes of Assam, continuing the theme of men of letters and instruments standing in solidarity with the AASU against the ‘CAA’.
10th January, 2020: AASU has resolved to oppose the visit of PM Narendra Modi, who will arrive to inaugurate the ‘Khelo India Games’.
11th January, 2020: All the district units of the AASU will launch protests, and call upon the people of the State to demand the scrapping of CAA.