CAB Row | Significance Of Assam Accord's Clause 6 In Protecting The State's Culture
12, Dec 2019, 8:42 PM IST
The new amendment to the Citizenship Act of 1955, which aims to provide Indian citizenship to Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian refugees from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan, has sparked protest in Assam’s Brahmaputra valley. This has brought focus back on the state’s cultural and linguistic identity. With the Prime Minister Narendra Modi assuring people of Assam that no one can take away their unique identity and beautiful culture, we take a look at what is clause 6 of the Assam Accord and how it helps in protecting the language and culture of the state in this episode of Culture ‘Shauk’ with Sunita Iyer.