Tarun Gogoi Calls Himanta Sarma "Habitual Liar" Over Assam Accord Remarks
Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 8:00 AM
Calling Assam-minister Himanta Biswa Sarma a "habitual liar", Congress leader Tarun Gogoi alleged that the BJP leader had lied in the Assembly about the Assam Accord despite submitting an affidavit in the SC with 1971 as the cut-off year for detecting and deporting illegal immigrants. The former Assam chief-minister accused Mr Sarma, who was his former-cabinet-colleague, of "misleading" people of the state with "false-explanations".
Accord panel 'finalises definition of Assamese'
Monday, January 13, 2020, 12:05 PM
A high-level committee, which has been tasked with looking into how Clause 6 of the 1985 Assam Accord could be implemented, is almost ready with its recommendations, a member told media. The committee has broadly decided on the constitutional safeguards for the indigenous people and has finalized the definition of Assamese/indigenous in Clause 6.