"Hence, if the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 is meant to be passed in the Parliament we will have no other alternative except to repudiate the existing alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party", it stated.
He said religious minorities in Pakistan have been facing systematic discrimination and, though the present governments in Afghanistan and Bangladesh, were committed to the welfare of the minorities, they have faced problems in the past.
BJP's alliance partner in Assam, the Asom Gana Parishad or Assam People's Party, quit the coalition government on Tuesday to protest the bill.
"We have identified the stone pelters by seeing video footage and they will be booked soon", Assam police official Surjeet Singh Panesar said.
Replying to a debate on the Bill, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said, the bill is not just for Assam but for other states too.
The bill seeks to give citizenship to Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists, Christians and Parsis from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh, who came to India before December 31, 2014.
Pointing out that the AGP had entered into a pre-poll alliance and not a post-poll one, Mahanta added:"The people of Assam voted for the BJP-AGP alliance, not the BJP alone".
Protesters burned copies of the legislation in angry marches across Assam state, where millions have settled in recent decades after fleeing neighbouring Muslim-majority nations.
"Let us see. We will call a party meeting and decide how the future roadmap", he said.
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"The home minister clearly told us they will try to get this bill passed tomorrow, so there's no question of us staying with the BJP anymore", AGP President Atul Bora told reporters in New Delhi.
Eight influential students" bodies of the Northeast, besides more than 40 socio-cultural organisations of Assam, have called an 11-hour "bandh' on Tuesday in protest against the Centre's move to amend the Citizenship Act.
The minister said that not much was done over the past 35 years to implement Clause 6 of the Assam Accord which provides for taking steps to promote the social, cultural and linguistic identity of the state.
Today, moments after the bill was passed, Assam's BJP spokesperson Mehdi Alam Bora resigned all party posts in protest.
"We, therefore, can not remain an ally of the BJP after this move by the Modi government".
Bora, along with Kesab Mahanta, the AGP working president, and Phani Bhusan Choudhury of the party are ministers in the BJP-led government in Assam.
"We will oppose the Bill in a bigger way now".
The AGP had placed its reservations on the bill before the Joint Parliamentary Committee when the panel had visited the state and also tried to mobilise opinion against the bill among NDA constituents such as the JD (U) and the Shiv Sena, and opposition parties.
Ruling BJP's ally IPFT's Assistant General Secretary Mangal Debbarma told IANS that they have extended moral support to the NESO's shutdown in the northeastern region comprising seven states, excluding Sikkim.