New panel to protect Assam’s heritage

The Union Cabinet has approved the setting up of a high-level committee for implementation of Clause 6 of the Assam Accord which provides for constitutional, legislative and administrative safeguards to protect, preserve and promote the cultural, social, linguistic identity and heritage of Assam. It also recommended reserving Assembly seats for indigenous communities in the State. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh had assured Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal in May 2018 that a committee would be set up at the earliest.

Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/new-panel-to-protect-assams-heritage/article25894930.ece

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