Assam CM Likely to Discuss Clause 6 Report in Delhi

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Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal Leaves for Delhi, Likely to Take Up Clause 6 Report

G Plus News | September 19, 2020 13:44 hrs

GUWAHATI: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal is set to fly to New Delhi for a 3-day visit during which he is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah. He is also scheduled to participate in a meeting at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarter.

Sonowal is set to discuss key issues. As per sources, he is likely to take up the report on Clause 6 of the Assam Accord prepared by a Central government-appointed committee.


he Union Government reconfirmed that the recommendations of the Clause 6 Committee on Assam Accord is still with the Assam government and have not been submitted to the centre for any action on the raging issue.

In a written reply in Rajya Sabha (RS) on whether recommendations on Assam Accord have been submitted by the panel to the government, Minister of State (MoS) MHA G Kishan Reddy replied, "The high-Level Committee constituted by MHA on Clause 6 of Assam Accord submitted its report to Assam government. The recommendations under examination of state government.”

The high-powered committee that the Centre constituted in July 2019 for the implementation of Clause 6 of the Assam Accord of 1985 submitted its report to Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal back in February.

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