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Citizenship Bill Committee to visit Assam after by-elections

The Committee will announce fresh dates to visit Assam to take the views of organisations/stakeholders on the issue

Press Trust of India  |  Guwahati 

Tea garden in Assam

The Joint Committee on (Amendment) Bill, 2016 would visit after the November 19 by-elections, contrary to media reports that the visit has been postponed indefinitely, the Home Commissioner here said on Wednesday.

Commissioner and Secretary of Home and Political department L S Changsan said the media reports on Wednesday were not based on fact as the study visit to of the Committee would be after the by-elections.

The Committee will announce fresh dates to visit to take the views of organisations/stakeholders on the issue, Changsan said, adding,the new date will be intimated to them once finalised by the Committee.

This has been informed by Dr Satyapal Singh, Chairman of the Committee to the government on Wednesday, she said.

First Published: Wed, November 02 2016. 17:42 IST
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