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অসমীয়াৰ অস্তিত্ব ৰক্ষাৰ বাবে কেন্দ্রীয় কমিটি গঠন -নাগৰিকত্ব (সংশোধনী) বিল ২০১৬

Government has to face severe pressure from different civil society groups to reject the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 from different groups.

Because it violates the Assam accord of 1985, Chief Minister of Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal has requested the Center to make a committee to look into Section 6 of an agreement, constitutional security measures for Assamese people.

On 30 May, in a meeting with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi for nearly two hours, Sonowal told them a series of protests against the Bill by the majority community.

On signing the agreement after six years of student agitation against uncontrolled immigrants from Bangladesh, the cut off date for any foreign person living in the state for Indian citizenship will be on March 25, 1971.

This bill has been submitted by the Narendra Modi government in 2016 in the Lok Sabha and Hindu citizens support citizenship.

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Sonowal said after the meeting that the Home Minister has assured “that before any step, people of Assam will be taken into confidence and all stakeholders will be consulted.”

According to a statement issued by the Home Ministry after the meeting, “The Home Minister assured the Chief Minister that a committee would be set up soon after consultation with the State Government.”

The committee will consider in providing constitutional, legislative and administrative. Safety measures to protect the social, linguistic identity and heritage of Assamese people.

In addition to the All Assam Students Union (AASU) and the Asom Jatitabadi Youth Student Council (AJYCP), a new organization, anti-reproduction forum (PVM) has also demanded constitutional demand. Security for Assamese People However, PVM demands constitutional protection for the families of those who were included in the National Register of citizens of the state of 1951.