Saikia demanded that if a section of foreign migrants is to be granted citizenship on the basis of LTVs, then the inner line permit system should be introduced in Assam as per provisions of the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulations, 1873
Out of 126, Congress has won 29 seats alone while its ‘Mahajot’ allies AIUDF won 16, and Bodoland People’s Front bagged four.
The 3-day Assembly session will end on Monday
Names of senior Congress leader Rakibul Hussain and Bharat Chabra Narah also surfaced in the run-up of electing the CLP leader
Earlier, the court had put an interim stay on the proceedings after Saikia moved the court
The division bench directed the Assam Legislative Assembly Secretariat to approach the single judge and seek redress
The high court has issued notices returnable within two weeks to the Principal Secretary of the Assam Legislative Assembly and Chief Secretary, Assam
Debabrata Saikia in his petition said that many hospitals in Assam had been turning critically ill patients away due to non-production of COVID-19 certificate.
In a letter to Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways, Saikia said that due to the suspension of the local train services in Assam, commoners have been facing hardship in travelling
The NRC authorities have recently directed the district administrations across the state to delete the ‘ineligible’ names from the final list of the NRC prepared last year