5.1 For purposes of detection and deletion of foreigners, 1.1.1966 shall be the base date and year.
5.2 All persons who came to Assam prior to 1.1.1966, including those amongst them whose name appeared on the electoral rolls used in 1967 elections, shall be regularized.
5.3 Foreigners who came to Assam after 1.1.1966 (inclusive) and upto 24th March, 1971 shall be detected in accordance with the provisions of the Foreigners Act, 1946 and the Foreigners (Tribunals) Order 1964.
5.4 Names of Foreigners so detected will be deleted from the electoral rolls in force. Such persons will be required to register themselves before the Registration Officers of the respective districts in accordance with the provisions of the Registration of Foreigners Act, 1939 and the Registration of Foreigners Rules, 1939.
5.5 For this purpose, Government of India will undertake suitable strengthening of the governmental machinery.
5.6 On the expiry of a period of ten year following the date of detection, the names of all such persons which have been deleted from the electoral rolls shall be restored.
5.7 All persons who were expelled, earlier, but have since re-entered illegally into Assam, shall be expelled.
5.8 Foreigners who came to Assam on or after March 25, 1971 shall continue to be detected, deleted and expelled in accordance with law. Immediate and practical steps shall be taken to expel such foreigners.
5.9 The Government will give due consideration to certain difficulties expressed by the AASU/AAGSP regarding the implementation of the Illegal Migrants (Determination by Tribunals) Act, 1983.
5.1 It is complied with and is in practice.
5.2 It is being implemented.
5.3 A total of 75,489 Nos. of persons have been declared as foreigners till 31st March,2016. Out of this 33,186 Nos. declared foreigners of 1966-71 streams and 42,303 Nos.of persons of post 1971 stream. Only a total of 14,198 Nos. have registered their names with the respective FRROs.
5.4 Out of 33015, 1966-71 Stream, a total of 13,931 Nos. have registered their names with the respective FRROs.
5.5 For the purpose of Foreigners detection and registration Government of India has undertaken suitable strengthening of the government machinery.
5.6 Steps are being taken.
5.7 A total of 1432 Nos. of Re-infiltrators have been detected and deported during 1986 to December, 2014 and the same process is going on.
5.8 After repeal of the IM(D)T Act by the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India on 12-07-2005, the following Acts are used for detection and deportation of illegal migrants –
(a) The Foreigner’s Act, 1946 alongwith the Foreigner’s (Tribunal) Order, 1946.
(b) The passport (Entry into India) Act, 1920.
(c) Passport Act, 1967.
(d) The Immigration (Expulsion from Assam) Act, 1950.
(e) The Citizenship Act, 1955.
There are 100 Nos. of Foreigners Tribunal have been functioning in the state for detection and deportation of foreigners.
5.9 The IM(D)T Act has already been repealed by the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India on 12-07-2005.
6. Constitutional, legislative and administrative safeguards, as may be appropriate, shall be provided to protect, preserve and promote the cultural, social, linguistic identity and heritage of the Assamese people.
A number of actions have been taken under this clause so far which include the following:
(i) Singri Temple’s ruins
(ii) Urvarshi Archaeological Site
(iii) Poa-Mecca, Hajo
(iv) Kedar Temple, Hajo and
(v) Hayagriva Madhava Temple, Hajo.
(1) Indian Art History Congress,
(2) Assam Sahitya Sabha,
(3) Assam Science Society,
(4) Institute of Adv. Study in Science & Technology,
(5) Central Tai Academy, Patsaku,
(6) Sadou Asom Lekhika Samaroah Samity,
(7) Tai Sahitya Sabha,
(8) Manipuri Sahitya Parishad,
(9) Dimasa Sahitya Sabha,
(10) Assam Academy of Mathematics,
(11) Borak Upatyaka Bonga O Sahitya Sanmilan,
(12) South East Asia Ramayani Research Centre,
(13) Karbi Lame T Amei (Karbi Sahitya Sabha),
(14) Nepali Sahitya Parishad,
(15) Rabha Academy,
(16) Kamrup Sanskrit Sanjivani Sabha,
(17) Kamrup Anusandhan Samity,
(18) Purnakant Buragbohain Institute,
(19) Institute of Tai Studies.
7. The Government takes this opportunity to renew their commitment for the speedy all round economic development of Assam, so as to improve the standard of living of the people. Special emphasis will be placed on education and science & technology through establishment of national institutions.
8.1 The Government will arrange for the issue of citizenship certificates in future only by the authorities of the Central Government.
8.2 Specific complaints that may be made by the AASU/AAGSP about irregular issuance of Indian Citizenship Certificates (ICC) will be looked into.
8.1 It is complied with and is in practice.
8.2 No complain has been received in this regard.
9 The international border shall be made secured against future infiltration by erection of physical barriers like walls, barbed wire fencing and other obstacles at appropriate places. Patrolling by security forces on land and riverine routes all along international border shall be adequately intensified. In order to further strengthen the security arrangements, to prevent effectively future infiltration, an adequate number of check posts shall be set up.
9.2 Besides the arrangements mentioned above and keeping in view security considerations, a road all along the international border shall be constructed so as to facilitate patrolling by security forces. Land between border and the road would be kept free of human habitation, wherever possible. Riverine patrolling along the international border would be intensified. All effective measures would be adopted to prevent infiltrators crossing or attempting to crass the international border.
10. It will be ensured that relevant laws for prevention of encroachment of Government lands and lands in tribal belts and blocks are strictly enforced and unauthorized encroachers evicted as laid down under such laws.
Land administration in the Protected Belts and Blocks in Assam is administered as per provisions of Chapter X of the Assam land and Revenue Regulation 1886 and Rules framed there under. Steps had taken for removal of encroachment.
11. It will be ensured that the relevant law restricting acquisition of immovable property by foreigners in Assam is strictly enforced.
The Assam Alienation of Land (Regulation) Act 1980 restricts the acquisition of immovable property by foreigners in Assam.
(The implementation of Clause 10 and 11 is a continuous process. Eviction is being carried out time to time in Forest land, PGR, VGR and other Govt. land).
12. It will be ensured that Birth and Death Registers are duly maintained.
Health & Family Welfare Department of the State has taken action. There are 695 centers in the state to issue Birth & Death Certificates. It was decided that Health & FW Department will take steps to computerize the process and introduce an online system of issuing Birth and Death Certificates in a time bound manner.
13. The All Assam Students Union (AASU) and the All Assam Gana Sangram Parishad (AAGSP) call off the agitation, assure full co-operation and dedicate themselves towards the development of the country.
The All Assam Students Union (AASU) and the All Assam Gana Sangram Parishad (AAGSP) call off the agitation
14. The Central and the State Government have agreed to :-
(a) review with sympathy and withdraw cases of disciplinary action taken against employees in the context of the agitation and to ensure that there is no victimization;
(b) frame a scheme for ex-gratia payment to next of kin of those who killed in the course of the agitation;
(c) give sympathetic consideration to proposal for relaxation of upper age limit for employment in public services in Assam, having regard to exceptional situation that prevailed in holding of academic and competitive examinations, etc. in the context of agitation in Assam;
(d) undertake review of detention cases, if any, as well as cases against persons charged with criminal offences in connection with the agitation, except those charged with commission of heinous offences;
(e) consider withdrawal of the prohibitory orders/ notifications in force, if any.
Cases of disciplinary action taken against employees in the context of the agitation have been withdrawn and upper age limit for employment in public services in Assam has been relaxed.
An ex-gratia for an amount of Rs. 5,00,000/- each has been given on 10th December, 2016 (Swahid Divas) to the next of kin (NOK) of martyrs during Assam Agitation.
15. The Ministry of Home Affairs will be the nodal Ministry for the implementation of the above.