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Will Take Everyone Along on Citizenship Bill, Confident of Winning At Least 12 Seats in Assam, Says Sonowal

NYOOOZ 2019-04-15 05:30:00

Will Take Everyone Along on Citizenship Bill, Confident of Winning At Least 12 Seats in Assam, Says Sonowal


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People believe that if the BJP comes to power, their identity would be protected.
A high-level committee has been formed to work on the bill.”“By updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC), we are checking the total number of illegal immigrants in Assam.
We have taken up the implementation of Clause 6 of the Assam Accord (which provides constitutional and administrative safeguards for the cultural, linguistic, social identity of Assamese people) on a priority.
It was only after the BJP took over that it is finally nearing completion, he said.The chief minister said the Prime Minister’s effort had made the land boundary agreement between India and Bangladesh possible and ensured riverine development and border fencing.
Reiterating the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s commitment to take everyone along and protect the interests of indigenous people of the northeast, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said the saffron camp’s target of winning 21 of the total 24 seats in the region was a possible feat.As far as Assam was concerned, BJP candidates would win from at least 12 seats, or may be 14, a confident Sonowal said.Regarding massive protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill and if that could have an effect on polling, Sonowal said, “The last panchayat election in Assam had proved that the people’s mandate was in the BJP’s favour.