Only Two Child Policy Way to Remove illiteracy, Poverty Among Muslims: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma has mentioned that two-child coverage is the one solution to eradicate poverty and illiteracy within the Muslim group within the state and there’s no resistance from the group relating to the identical. He mentioned this in view of the brand new inhabitant’s norms in Assam.

“It’s for the welfare of the minority community and I don’t think there is any resistance from them. All Assam Minority Students’ Union met me last month and admitted that Muslims in Assam need population control measures. I am meeting Muslim intellectuals in July, and I am sure they will support state government’s policy,” Sarma mentioned on Tuesday, in line with information company ANI.

The state authorities’ major goal is to develop well-being and academic initiatives and test the expansion of Muslim inhabitants via such steps, Sarma had earlier instructed information company PTI.

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma had a couple of days in the past introduced that there shall be a gradual implementation of a two-child coverage in state-run welfare schemes. His authorities might even usher in new laws in the course of the state Assembly’s subsequent price range session in July to implement it. The regulation may make solely these with as many as two kids eligible for presidency jobs and welfare schemes, official sources had indicated earlier.


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“Assam has been able to manage its annual population growth at 1.6 percent, but when we lift the veil off the statistics, it is found that the Muslim population is growing at a rate of 29 percent (decadal), whereas the Hindus are growing at 10 percent,” Sarma had claimed.

The Assam chief minister mentioned that he’s in fixed contact with the leaders of the Muslim group and can maintain consultations with a number of organizations a subsequent month to create some sort of management inside the group. Sarma shall be assembly round 150 Muslim intellectuals and different consultants subsequent month relating to the identical. Also Read › West Bengal to use 50% upcoming supply of Covid vaccine for second dose

Sarma had lately mentioned that his authorities were planning to introduce inhabitants coverage with a two-child norm, and households adhering to it could avail advantages underneath sure schemes. “We will gradually incorporate a two-child policy for availing government benefits. You can consider this an announcement,” he mentioned.