Clause 6 To be Implemented before Passing CAB: Amit Shah


Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) will be placed in the Parliament within December 10.

Reacting on CAB, BPF MP Biswajit Daimary said that the home minister had assured that before implementing CAB, Clause 6 of the Assam Accord will be implemented in order to safeguard the indigenous people of Assam.

Daimary said that Amit Shah will make sure that Clause 6 to be implemented first before the CAB being passed in the Parliament.

The home minister has called on the representatives of political and non-political parties of Assam on Saturday at Assam House in New Delhi.

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Ministers Phani Bhusan Choudhury, Kamala Kalita, AGP MP Birendra Prasad Baishya, BTC Chief Hagrama Mohilary and Minister Chandan Brahma are present in the meeting.

Representatives of AIUDF, AAMSU, and AASU are also present in the meeting that has been taken place in the Assam House.  

He also said that CAB will not come into the 6th schedule and inner line permit state.

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