Mobs do not go on a rampage on their own. They are provoked, instigated.
The objective behind the Citizenship Amendment Bill was humanitarian justice for the most deprived sections.
Assam has been at the receiving end of historical wrongs. Immigration is a sensitive issue in the state which needed a more nuanced approach.
The unstated objective of the CAB is to polarise the Hindu electorate by leaving persecuted Muslim refugee-migrants out of its warm citizenship embrace.
As the Rajya Sabha gears up to discuss the CAB, the polarising nature of the Bill cannot be overlooked.