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Amit Shah to table citizenship bill, put it to vote tomorrow: LS website

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GUWAHATI: Union home minister Amit Shah will introduce the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 on December 9 and also put it to vote on the same day, says the schedule of business posted on the Lok Sabha website.
Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who has been coordinating between Shah and leaders of the northeast on the contentious bill, said Shahs statement in the Lok Sabha before laying the bill on Monday will create a positive atmosphere in the region.
A source said Shah is likely to make several promises in his statement to address some of the long pending demands regarding legislative and judicial measures to protect the culture and languages of the indigenous people in Assam. “He will want to win the confidence of every indigenous group in Assam, especially on two issues — implementation of Clause 6 of Assam Accord, which states that “constitutional, legislative and administrative safeguards, as may be appropriate, shall be provided to protect, preserve and promote the cultural, social, linguistic identity and heritage of the AssameseRead More – Source