Bhupen Hazarika’s family turns down Bharat Ratna in protest against Citizenship Amendment Bill

NEW DELHI: Noted Assamese singer Bhupen Hazarika’s family has decided to turn down the prestigious Bharat Ratna award conferred upon him by the Narendra Modi government last month, in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016. Hazarika’s son Tej Hazarika has said the family will not accept the Bharat