MoS inked to give Autonomy for the Hills Council in Assam

A tripartite Memorandum of Settlement (MoS) was inked for providing autonomy for the North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council in Assam and a special package for faster socio-economic development of the area. The pact was signed b/w Centre, Assam government and both factions of Dima Halam Daogah (DHD).

Who is DHD?

  • Dima Halam Daogah (DHD) used to be a group with violent activities in the state but renounced violence and resorted to peace for merging into the mainstream of development.

What will the MoS do?

  • Under the MoS, a committee will be set up to look into the matters relating to the 6th schedule councils. Under the pact, the DHD will dissolve as an organization within a reasonable timeframe as a harbinger to the government initiating further process to implement the agreed decisions.

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