NEW DELHI, April 5 - The Joint Parliamentary Committee on Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 is likely to visit Assam after meeting different organisations on April 12 here.
Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee Rajendra Agarwal told newsmen here that the Committee will travel to Assam and other States before submitting its report to the Parliament.
The chairman, meanwhile, has invited several organisations from Assam and other States to make submissions before the Committee on April 12. Several organisations from Brahmaputra and Barak Valleys have been invited, according to sources.
Agarwal said that he is committed to visit Assam to take stock of the ground situation and get a feedback from the ground.
Meanwhile, a member of the Committee said that at its last meeting several MPs hailing from Assam stressed that the Committee should visit Assam to get a sense of the prevailing mood among the people. However, the chairman has so far not indicated a schedule of the tour.
The Committee according to an earlier schedule is supposed to tour Assam, Odisha and West Bengal.