AAPSU members burnt copies of the citizenship amendment bill on the streets of Itanagar and Naharlagun, and shops and institutes remained closed till 4 pm.
In their dissent note, Congress Rajya Sabha members Bhubaneswar Kalita and Pradip Bhattacharya said on certain grounds, the bill may create ethnic divisions in Assam and the Northeast.
"Sarma said he stood by his earlier comments that the state will go "[Muhammad Ali] Jinnah's way" if the Citizenship Bill is not passed.
In Tuesday's protests in Assam, the militant North East Students' Organization (NESO) vandalised offices of Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and set banners and posters on fire.
Assam police spokesman Mukesh Agarwal said more than 700 demonstrators were arrested.
But there is significant opposition to the proposal, in particular from the northeastern state of Assam, where residents have for years complained that immigrants from Bangladesh have put a big strain on resources.
It is to be mentioned that the BJP formed its first government in Assam in 2016 with the support of the AGP and Bodoland People's Front (BPF). But Singh told us clearly that it will be passed in Lok Sabha tomorrow.
Responding to a discussion over the Bill, Home Minister Rajnath Singh clarified that the Bill was not confined to Assam but would apply to all states and Union Territories. Introducing the Bill, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said it will pave the way for Indian citizenship to the "persecuted religious minorities" - the Hindus, Jains, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, and Parsis - from Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. Mizoram and Meghalaya governments have opposed the Bill by adopting resolution against it in their respective cabinet meetings.
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The NESO and its federal units in the seven Northeast states clamped the 11-hour bandh across the region on 8 January to protest against the bill.
He further said the party will now go to the people and work at the grassroot level and "we appeal to those with whom we had worked for years in the AASU (All Assam Students Union) to protect the interest of the indigenous population (and) to come and join us".
Two tribal parties - Indigenous People's Front of Tripura and Indigenous Nationalist Party of Tripura strongly opposing the Citizenship Bill - are yet to confirm the identity of the injured youths. "The Bill will provide relief to persecuted migrants who have come through western borders of the country to states such as Gujarat, Rajasthan, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, and others", he added.
"We, therefore, can not remain an ally of the BJP after this move by the Modi government".
All ministers and heads of corporations of the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), which announced on Monday that it was ending its two-year-old alliance with the BJP, would be quitting formally on Wednesday.
"The Citizenship Bill will never be accepted".
"We are to bring to your notice that if the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 is passed in Parliament, the provisions of Assam Accord and the ongoing preparation of National Register of Citizens will be totally frustrated and the Assamese language, culture and demography will be changed", the letter signed by Bora said.