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Clause 6 report still with Assam government: G Kishan Reddy

The Assam government is yet to handover the report of the high level committee formed for the implementation of the Clause 6 of the Assam Accord to the central government.

In a written reply to the Rajya Sabha on whether recommendations on Assam Accord has been submitted to the government, minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said, the recommendations are under examination of the State government.


The minister in a written reply in the Lok Sabha also said that the Citizenship (Amendment) Act has come into force from January 10.

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Meanwhile,Four sets of questions tabled by Rajya Sabha member, Sambhaji Chatrapati, a direct descendant of the legendary Shivaji Maharaj, on the status of the Clause 6 implementation committee and its report, has opened a new frontier for a fresh debate. Not only the status of the implementation committee is in question but also the answers given by Union Home Ministry shows a deliberate attempt is being made to cheat the people of Assam on issue of protecting their identity.

Highlighting this Upamanya Hazarika, Senior Advocate and Convenor, Prabajan Virodhi Manch stated that the parliament question of Sambhaji Chatrapati, nominated member to the Rajya Sabha on the status of the Clause 6 implementation committee and the answer given by the Union Home Ministry shows and demonstrates the perpetration of a fraud on the people of Assam on the issue of protecting their identity.

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