CAB Protest in Assam, Tripura LIVE Updates: Protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill intensified in the northeastern states after the legislation was cleared by the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday night. The administration in Assam has extended curfew in Guwahati and suspended mobile internet services in ten districts — Lakhimpur, Dhemaji, Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, Charaideo, Sivasagar, Jorhat, Golaghat, Kamrup (Metro) and Kamrup. Also, Army was called in at four places and Assam Rifles personnel were deployed in Tripura. The two states are worst hit by the protest against the passage of the new bill which seeks to amend Citizenship Act, 1955, to grant Indian citizenship to non-Muslims coming from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. In Assam and Tripura, rail and road traffic across have been affected adversely due to continuous protest. Markets wore a deserted look while schools, colleges and other institutions are also shut. In Dibrugarh, protesting people blocked roads, state and national highways and burned tyres. They also prevented autos, and other commercial vehicles from plying on roads. According to news agency PTI, 5,000 paramilitary personnel have been airlifted to Northeastern states for the maintenance of law and order in wake protests. Nearly 20 companies (2,000 personnel) have been withdrawn from Kashmir, where they had been sent prior to the Centre’s decision on August 5 to dilute Article 370.