The anti-CAA protests in Assam are steadily progressing towards an Asomiya linguistic chauvinism. It remains to be seen whether it turns into an anti-Bengali xenophobic movement.
The loss of ground forced the Congress to resort to constituencies where Muslims are in majority. But that doesn’t seem to have helped.
For decades the Congress failed to meet the basic needs of the people; in the past few years the BJP has also disappointed the people of Assam.
While it remains to be seen how AGP and BJP will bury their differences over the citizenship bill, the alliances has dented Congress’ chances in Assam.