Today, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Sarma will meet with 150 Muslim academics to discuss population issues. Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the state’s Muslim minority must adopt. A two-child policy in order to eliminate poverty and illiteracy. Additionally, he said that there is no opposition from the neighborhood.
Himanta Biswa Sarma, the chief minister of Assam. Will meet with representatives of the minority community to address the population problem. On Saturday, he informed reporters that the gathering would include 150 Muslim scholars.
“I met both factions of the All Assam Minority Students’ Union during the past month. And everyone agreed that population is an issue that has to be addressed. There is no dispute in Assam “He was cited by a news agency as stating.
“They (outsiders) are unaware of the gravity of the issue and stir up controversy just because the BJP Chief Minister said this. This cannot be a point of contention. Individuals should be appreciative if someone is attempting to eliminate poverty and illiteracy among minorities “he said.
Sarma said last month that his administration would implement a two-child policy and will compensate couples who adhere to it.
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According to the chief minister, the Muslim population in the state has grown at a faster pace – 29 percent (decadal). Then the Hindu community, which has grown at a rate of 10%. Sarma said that he would discuss population control methods with Muslim community leaders and encourage them to disseminate them.
Additionally, he said that the two-child limit is the only way to eliminate poverty and illiteracy among the state’s Muslim population. According to the chief minister, there is no community opposition.
Sarma has met with Muslim community leaders to clarify the government’s stance. He said that organizations such as the All Assam Minority Students’ Union have acknowledged that the state’s Muslims need population control measures.
The state government’s main goal, Sarma said, is to promote health and educational programs while also limiting the Muslim population’s rise.