Brahma Committee Report describes the threats to indigenous people of Assam


The Brahma Committee has been formed for the protection of land rights of indigenous people of Assam. The committee is headed by former Chief Election Commissioner of India Hari Shankar Brahma and comprises of members – Rohini Kr. Baruah, Dr Ramesh Barpatra Gohain, Anil Bhattacharjee, Srikumar Dahotia and Ajoy Kumar Dutta and Rajesh Prasad as the member secretary.

The committee reveals that the identity and security of the indigenous people of Assam are under threat due to continuous process of illegal Bangladeshi immigration to the state.

The Committee has been entrusted to recommend measures, for protecting the land rights of the indigenous people of Assam. The report was completed by December 30, 2017. However, the Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal had no time for the aforementioned report. Hence, the committee had to send the report through a courier service.

The entire report has been attached below:


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