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Along with protests in many parts of the country regarding the Citizenship Amendment Act, a round of demonstrations in support has also started. A fresh case has come to light from Meghalaya where there was a clash between Khasi Students Union (KSU) members and non-tribals over the Citizenship Amendment Act. Following the clash, Meghalaya police imposed curfew in Shillong agglomeration and adjoining areas and suspended Internet services in six districts of the state as a precautionary measure.

Along with protests in many parts of the country regarding the Citizenship Amendment Act, a round of demonstrations in support has also started. A fresh case has come to light from Meghalaya where there was a clash between Khasi Students Union (KSU) members and non-tribals over the Citizenship Amendment Act.
Following the clash, Meghalaya police imposed curfew in Shillong agglomeration and adjoining areas and suspended Internet services in six districts of the state as a precautionary measure. According to police, one person died in clashes between KSU members and non-tribals during a meeting on the revised Citizenship Law (CAA) and Inner Line Permit (ILP) in East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya, followed by Internet services in six districts. Has been closed.
Officials said mobile internet services were suspended for 48 hours from Friday night in six districts of the state - East Jaintia Hills, West Jaintia Hills, East Khasi Hills, Ri Bhoi, West Khasi Hills and South West Khasi Hills.
An official order stated that curfew has been imposed in Shillong and the surrounding areas from 10 pm on February 28 to 8 pm on February 29.
Officials said on Saturday that a clash broke out between members of the Khasi Students Union and non-tribals during a meeting held in support of the anti-CAA and the ILP. The meeting took place in Ichamati area of ​​the district on Friday.
During the meeting, there was a sudden clash between non-tribal people over any matter of KSU members. During this time a member of KSU and a police officer were seriously injured. He has been admitted to the local hospital. Where KSU member Lurshai Henevita succumbed during treatment. After the death of their partner, members of KSU turned the clash into a rage. In view of which curfew has been imposed.
Meanwhile, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma held a high-level meeting on the matter. Sangma said that I have held a high-level meeting on this issue. State Home Minister, Home Secretary, DGP and other officials were present in the meeting. We have imposed a night curfew so far. We will further assess the situation after which we will decide on lifting the curfew and reinstating the internet suspension. We have also deployed police officers in the area