Panel to discuss Clause 6 with intellectuals & organizations

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The High-level Committee on Clause 6 of the Assam Accord held a meeting on Friday. According to reports, the members have decided to take the opinion of intellectuals as well as different organizations in the coming days.

The members of the committee will discuss the implementation of clause 6 with the editors on October 19 and with the members of Assam Sahitya Sabha 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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