Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal
GUWAHATI: There will not be any compromise on the execution of this 1985 Assam Accord, chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal stated while unfurling the Tricolour in the judges area in Guwahati on Saturday.
“On the occasion of Independence Day, I’d love to convince the people of Assam the state authorities is duty-bound to execute each and every clause of the Assam Accord in spirit and letter,” explained Sonowal.
He said the state authorities, regardless of the corona danger, took efforts to execute Clause 6 of the Assam Accord that copes with terms of awarding constitutional, legislative and administrative safeguards to the Assamese men and women.
“At the request of the government and because of the initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and residence minister Amit Shah, the committee led by retired judge Biplab Kumar Sharma was included to suggest methods to the authorities to execute the Clause 6,” Sonowal added.
He explained sealing the India-Bangladesh boundary will be important in assessing illegal infiltration. “Following the Modi government came into power 2014, the land swap deal with Bangladesh was finalised and consequently, the wise fencing work from the contested Lathitila was finished. Likewise in Tukurgram, composite fencing has been finished on the porous border. As a result of intervention of Modi ji, BOLD-QIT technology job may be used to prevent illegal infiltration throughout the river road in Dhubri sector. That is why the 48-kilometers riverine border is procured now,” explained Sonowal.
“We’ve distributed land pattas and acceptance letters to 45,261 families that couldn’t get land pattas for years,” he added.
While Sonowal pledged to spare encroached government property, he said the state government had taken steps to perform a scientific poll of villages. The poll is completed in 268 villages,” he explained.
Sonowal said excluding the Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD) and Rabha Hasong region, the authorities had initiated steps to constitute the Kamatapur Autonomous Council to the Koch-Rajbongshi community members of this erstwhile Goalpara district. He explained initiatives had been taken to install different autonomous councils for its Moran and Mottock communities.
On Jal Jeevan Mission, he explained 13. 15 lakh homes will be linked for potable water at this year.
Finance and wellness ministry Himanta Biswa Sarma, while speaking at a role in central Assam’s Morigaon district, stated the Batadrava Than in Bordowa, the birthplace of both saint, reformer and leader of the neo-vaishnavite motion Srimanta Sankardeva in central Assam will be changed to a grand destination such as the Golden temple in Amritsar.
One of a slew of initiatives,” he declared that efforts are to develop with five medical schools at Biswanath Chariali, Charaideo, Goalpara, Guwahati and Morigaon. “We’ve been able to finish 70% structure of the AIIMS in Changsari (close Guwahati),” he added.