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CM-led State BJP team to visit Delhi

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Dec 15 - A State BJP delegation, led by Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal which is scheduled to visit New Delhi, will ask the Central government to take steps for implementation of Clause 6 of the Assam Accord at the earliest.

Sources in the State BJP said Sonowal, accompanied by his senior ministerial colleagues and MPs and MLAs of the ruling party from Assam, is likely to leave for New Delhi on Monday or Tuesday.

The delegation will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and other senior ministers.

�The party delegation will discuss the situation that has arisen after enactment of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, including the protests against it, with the Prime Minister and other Central leaders. In addition, the law and order situation and the vandalism witnessed at many places will also be looked into,� said a senior office-bearer of the BJP.

�The high-level committee formed for implementation of Clause 6 has been asked to expedite its work and submit its report by mid-January. The Chief Minister and the delegation from our State unit will request the Prime Minister and the Central leadership to ensure that Clause 6 is implemented at the earliest,� the office-bearer said.

The BJP leader said the party is committed to implementation of Clause 6, which will provide constitutional, legislative and administrative safeguard to protect, preserve and promote the cultural, social, linguistic identity and heritage of the Assamese people.

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CM-led State BJP team to visit Delhi

GUWAHATI, Dec 15 - A State BJP delegation, led by Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal which is scheduled to visit New Delhi, will ask the Central government to take steps for implementation of Clause 6 of the Assam Accord at the earliest.

Sources in the State BJP said Sonowal, accompanied by his senior ministerial colleagues and MPs and MLAs of the ruling party from Assam, is likely to leave for New Delhi on Monday or Tuesday.

The delegation will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and other senior ministers.

�The party delegation will discuss the situation that has arisen after enactment of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, including the protests against it, with the Prime Minister and other Central leaders. In addition, the law and order situation and the vandalism witnessed at many places will also be looked into,� said a senior office-bearer of the BJP.

�The high-level committee formed for implementation of Clause 6 has been asked to expedite its work and submit its report by mid-January. The Chief Minister and the delegation from our State unit will request the Prime Minister and the Central leadership to ensure that Clause 6 is implemented at the earliest,� the office-bearer said.

The BJP leader said the party is committed to implementation of Clause 6, which will provide constitutional, legislative and administrative safeguard to protect, preserve and promote the cultural, social, linguistic identity and heritage of the Assamese people.