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  • Assam Government: Assamese should be made compulsory to read Assamese a law will be made for land rights. Article 345 of the constitution should be amended.

    Published on December 22, 2019

    by Bhupen Goswami
    Guwahati: On the one hand, many organizations in Assam have intensified their opposition to save Assamese language, culture, heritage and lands. The Assam government, on the other hand, plans to declare the Assamese language the official language of the state.The Assam government, on the other hand, plans to declare the Assamese language the official language of the state. The BJP-led Saturday has decided that plans will be brought to protect the language, rights of land, etc. of the native people of Assam.
    The Assam State Finance Minister while addressing a press at Janata Bhavan today said that Assamese language as a subject would be made compulsory in all schools up to class X (10). Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the cabinet in the upcoming state assembly A bill will be introduced in which English, Bengali, Hindi schools must compulsorily teach the Assamese language as a subject up to class 10.Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the cabinet will introduce a bill in the upcoming state assembly compulsorily teaching the Assamese language by any medium – English, Bengali, Hindi schools as a subject till class 10. “Assamese subject to English , Will be made compulsory up to class 10 in all medium schools including Hindi, Bengali, ”said Himanta Biswa.However, this provision will not apply in Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD) areas; Bodo dominated areas, Hills district and Barak valley. Reservation to tribal communities The state cabinet has also decided to form three new autonomous councils for three more communities like Koch Rajbongshi, Moran and Matak. Universities will also have reservations for some tribal communities in Medical, Engineering, Agriculture and Veterinary Science.In Brahmaputra Valley, wages will be increased from Rs 137 to Rs 167 per day and in Barak Valley it will be increased from Rs 115 to Rs 145.
    There are also plans to set up 100 new high schools in the tea garden areas in the next three months. In Golaghat district, a new state university will be started called Sati Sadhini Government University. Apart from this, the state government has also decided to open two new medical colleges.
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