Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on January 1st, 2020, accused the Congress and the Left parties of spreading lies regarding the newly enacted Citizenship Amendment Act.
He further said that safeguarding the indigenous people of Assam is the government’s prime concern. “Safeguarding the indigenous people of Assam is our prime concern. We will not allow anything to happen against our people’s interest,” Sonowal said during an integrative session with the journalists of the state.
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Besides, the CM urged the media fraternity to disseminate information on various government schemes and keep a close watch on their implementation, so that they reach the needy. “Media is the strongest pillar of democracy and plays an integral role in strengthening it,” he added.
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