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'No one can take away your rights': PM assures Assam on Citizenship Bill

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Published : Dec 12, 2019, 10:19 am IST
Updated : Dec 12, 2019, 10:19 am IST

'Centre and I are totally committed to constitutionally safeguard political, linguistic, cultural rights of Assamese people,' Modi said.

(Photo: File)
 (Photo: File)

New Delhi: Amid protests in Northeast over Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday assured the citizens that they have nothing to worry about.

Taking to Twitter, he said: “I want to assure my brothers and sisters of Assam that they have nothing to worry after the passing of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019. I want to assure them-no one can take away your rights, unique identity and beautiful culture. It will continue to flourish and grow."

"The Central Government and I are totally committed to constitutionally safeguard the political, linguistic, cultural and land rights of the Assamese people as per the spirit of Clause 6," he added.

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