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Immigrants to dominate cabinet meeting


Bangladeshi immigrants issue is likley to dominate the Union cabinet meeting slated for Monday.

To be presided over by prime minister Narendra Modi, the meeting is expected to chalk out steps to detect and deport the immigrants from the country to fulfil the party’s principal poll promise. 

  Sources told Assam Times that the NDA government in its June 2 cabnet meeting will discuss a huge exercise across the country to identify all illegal Bangladeshi immigrants settled in after 1971 where Assam’s demography has been disturbed.

Steps to update the National Register of Citizens 1951, in Assam will also figure in the cabinet meeting to be attended by Sarbananda Sonowal.


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