Assam is in a political flux after two recent exercises—the updated national register of citizens this summer and the citizenship amendment bill, which endorses non-Muslim minority immigrants from Bangladesh as Indian citizens.
Lakhs of people migrated from north India to the south in pursuit of employment opportunities. The trend of southward migration picked up somewhere around the 1980s, strengthening impressively in the subsequent decades.
The dramatic shutdown took place only three days after Trump threatened to close the 'whole border' with Mexico if 'it gets to a level where we are going to lose control or people are going to start getting hurt.'
Across Gujarat, poor economic policies, demonetisation and poorly executed GST have devastated industry resulting in shutting down of factories and industrial units, leading to massive unemployment, he said in a Facebook post.