MHA-appointed panel's recommendation of 1951 as cut-off date to define Assam 'indigenous' meets resistance from minority groups
The 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
Assam to conduct survey of 'indigenous' Muslims: Experts term move divisive, say classification is undemocratic, unconstitutional
The 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.