Cabinet Committee on NRC formed in Assam

Last Updated: Monday, August 2, 2010 - 17:46

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi
has formed a Cabinet Committee with Revenue Minister Bhumidhar
Barman as chairman to examine the difficulties being faced in
the process of updating National Register of Citizens (NRC) in
the state.

In a fax message sent to chief secretary N K Das from
Mumbai, where he is likely to undergo a surgery on August 4,
Gogoi said the committee will make recommendations to make the
process simple and convenient, officials said here today.

The other members of the Cabinet Committee are
Cultural Affairs Minister Bharat Narah, Water Resources
Minister Prithibi Majhi, Excise Minister Gautam Roy, Urban
Development Minister Dinesh Prasad Goala, Forest Minister
Rockybul Hussain, Health and Family Welfare Minister Himanta
Biswa Sarma, Handloom and Textile Minister Pranab Gogoi,
Minister for Welfare of Minorities Dr Nazrul Islam and
Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Chandan Brahma.

PTI



First Published: Monday, August 2, 2010 - 17:46

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