Editors & Intellectuals Meet with Panel of Clause 6 of AA


The meeting of the High-level Committee on Clause 6 of the Assam Accord along with the intellectuals, editors of newspapers and news channels and different organizations is undergoing at the Assam Administrative Staff College.

Around twenty editors from different media houses are present in the meeting.

Moreover, different organizations have submitted a memorandum to the committee in regard to the implementation of Clause 6.

The members of the committee will discuss the implementation of clause 6 with the members of Assam Sahitya Sabha as well on October 29. It was also informed that they will discuss the matter with intellectuals and other organizations on October 30, November 1 and November 2.

It may be mentioned here that the committee was formed to suggest measures to be taken to protect the Assamese and other indigenous languages of Assam. The committee will also recommend the appropriate level of reservation in employment under the Government of Assam for the Assamese people. It will also suggest any other measures as may be necessary to protect, preserve and promote the cultural, social, linguistic identity and heritage of the Assamese people.

The committee will submit its report within six months from the date of notification.

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