Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has said that the people of the state need not worry about the Citizenship Amendment Bill as their traditions, culture, language, and political and land rights will be protected by implementing Clause 6 of the Assam Accord.

Mr Sonowal said that some people are trying to spread misinformation to mislead people and aggravate the situation. He said, a committee has been constituted under the chairmanship of Justice Biplab Sarmah, who has been given the task to prepare recommendations for ensuring the constitutional safeguards of the people of Assam.

The Chief Minister said, the Centre has categorically stated that the recommendations of Clause 6 Committee will be fully implemented within a time-frame. He said, the Committee will complete its work and submit its recommendations to the Centre soon and it will be implemented immediately after it is submitted.

Mr Sonowal expressed hope that the sensible people of Assam will never believe in the misinformations as they are generally peace-loving people. He also appealed to all sections of the society to come forward and create an atmosphere of peace and tranquillity in which the students can study and excel in their academic fields.

Meanwhile, the state government has transferred Guwahati Police Commissioner Deepak Kumar.

Senior IPS officer Munna Prasad Gupta will be the new Guwahati police commissioner.

Curfew has been relaxed till 1 PM today in Dibrugarh. 

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