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Clause 6 of Assam Accord to be implemented to safeguard interests of people of state: Assam CM

Updated: December 13, 2019 10:04 am
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has said that the people of the state need not worry about the Citizenship Amendment Bill as their traditions, culture, language, and political and land rights will be protected by implementing Clause 6 of the Assam Accord.

Mr Sonowal said that some people are trying to spread misinformation to mislead people and aggravate the situation.

He said, a committee has been constituted under the chairmanship of Justice Biplab Sarmah, who has been given the task to prepare recommendations for ensuring the constitutional safeguards of the people of Assam.

The Chief Minister said, the Centre has categorically stated that the recommendations of Clause 6 Committee will be fully implemented within a time-frame. He said, the Committee will complete its work and submit its recommendations to the Centre soon and it will be implemented immediately after it is submitted.

Mr Sonowal expressed hope that the sensible people of Assam will never believe in the misinformations as they are generally peace-loving people.

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