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May 25, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Govt moves on Assam

The government proposals, it is believed, has suggested that all “unauthorised” entrants into Assam between 1961 and 1971 be moved out of the state. All “authorised” entrants in the meanwhile will have to be retained in the state.

By: Editorial |
May 25, 2021 3:30:52 am
A five-member committee consisting of three members of AAGSP and three members of AASU has been constituted.

The current round of talks to find a solution to the foreign nationals’ issue in Assam has reached a crucial stage with the government spelling out, in writing, its proposals. They have been sent to the movement leaders who held a late-night meeting on May 23 to discuss the proposals. A five-member committee consisting of three members of AAGSP and three members of AASU has been constituted. The representatives of the two outfits will meet again on May 24 to discuss the proposals. The government proposals, it is believed, has suggested that all “unauthorised” entrants into Assam between 1961 and 1971 be moved out of the state. All “authorised” entrants in the meanwhile will have to be retained in the state.

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