GUWAHATI, Nov 18: Not satisfied with the recommendation of Joint Parliamentary committee on Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016, to keep Bangladesh out of the purview of the controversial Bill, farmers’ leader and Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) chief adviser Akhil Gogoi Sunday said the state’s people will not be benefitted from this move.
KMSS will continue their opposition to the Bill, Gogoi said addressing a press conference here Sunday.
“Bangladesh should be removed from the notification of the ministry of home affairs (MHA) issued on September 7, 2015 as well as from Passport Act and Foreigners Act, so that no illegal immigrants could enter Assam.” Gogoi said.
The JPC which will meet on November 20 is likely to prepare the final report to the Parliament. The JPC likely to recommend an amendment to the Bill by taking Bangladesh out of the the purview of the Bill.
Reacting to the result of civil service examination conducted by Assam Public Service Commission (APSC), Gogoi said, “We are not happy with the result. Corruption is still in the Commission. We are not happy with Surjeet Singh Panesar and the team investigating the cash-for-job scam. A biased investigation is going on.”