‘1951 cutoff year to define indigenous Assam people’
Monday, 17 February 2020 The committee — set up to suggest ways to implement Clause 6 of the Assam Accord that envisages constitutional, legislative and administrative safeguards to protect, preserve and promote cultural, social, linguistic identity and heritage of the Assamese people — has in its report, likely to be submitted to home minister Amit Shah soon, also suggested reservation of 67% of seats in state assembly for indigenous people.
Chontacuro worms are a staple part of the Amazonian diet. Many indigenous people eat these grubs to increase protein in their diet. Some communities even farm them by cutting chontaduro palm trees and..