Shillong, Jan 6 (India News) Former Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Sunday demanded resignation of Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal over the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which has been vehemently opposed by various political parties and civil society groups.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said that his government was determined to go ahead and pass the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.
“I am amused by the statement of Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, who said that he will protect the interest of people.
Can he dictate terms to Prime Minister Narendra Modi? Modi is taking decision and Sonowal is saying don’t worry,” Mr Sangma told reporters.
“He (Sonowal) should resign from BJP and quit his post.