Meghalaya

Amid CAB protest Amit Shah’s Shillong visit cancelled

Amit Shah was supposed to visit the North-East Police Academy in Shillong for the passing out parade.

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Amid protest against CAB-2019, Home Minister Amit Shah’s visit to Shillong, Meghalaya which was scheduled on Sunday has been cancelled according to news report quoting  source from the Home Ministry.

The BJP chief has also cancelled his visit to Arunachal Pradesh on Monday. As per the set schedule, Amit Shah was supposed to visit the North-East Police Academy in Shillong for the passing out parade. The next day, he was supposed to visit Tawang for a festival.

The Meghalaya government on Thursday suspended mobile internet and messaging services across the state for 48 hours due to deteriorating law and order situation triggered by protests over the bill.

 The areas where the curfew will remain effective include areas under Sadar and Lumdiengjri police stations – the whole of Jaiaw, Mawkhar, Umsohsun, Riatsamthiah, Wahingdoh, Mission, Mawprem, Lumdiengjri, Lama Villa, Qualapatty, Wahthapbru, Sunny Hill, Cantonment, Butcher Road, Mawlonghat excluding localities beyond Umshyrpri bridge.

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