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Feb 24, 2020
MHA-appointed panel's recommendation of 1951 as cut-off date to define Assam 'indigenous' meets resistance from minority groupsThe Sharma Committee, which has members of the All Assam Students Union (AASU), one of the signatory bodies of the Assam Accord, and is headed by Justice (retired) Biplab Kumar Sharma, will submit its recommendations on Clause 6 of the Assam Accord on Tuesday as the debate over who is 'Assamese' continues. The
Feb 23, 2020
Assam to conduct survey of 'indigenous' Muslims: Experts term move divisive, say classification is undemocratic, unconstitutionalThe Assam government put forward the idea of a socio-economic census of indigenous Muslims of Assam, except that it decided to drop the term Khilonjiya (indigenous) from the census.
Jan 02, 2020
Assam's indigenous Muslims, fearing CAA may trigger another wave of Hindus migrating from Bangladesh, demand special population censusEven as Muslims across India continue protest against the combination of Citizenship Amendment Act and the proposed National Population Register exercise, indigenous Muslims in Assam have found a different reason to hit the streets. Instead of opposing the CAA-NPR, they are demanding a special population counting exercise to identify the indigenous Muslims of the state in a bid to regain their lost pride.