The Prime Minister asserted that it was India's duty to provide shelter to people who have suffered immense oppression in neighbouring countries due to their non-Islamic faith. He argued that the Citizenship Amendment Bill is directed towards this purpose.
In the letter, Sudipta Sen claimed that he had been cheated by several people and that he was on the verge of committing suicide. He also asserted that the letter should be treated as his dying declaration.
Terrorist organisation ULFA stated that the blast was done as a protest against the central government's decision to settle Hindu Bangladeshis in the state under the proposed amendment to the citizenship act