Assam government to introduce bill to reform ‘Village Defense Organization Act, 1966’: CM Sarma

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In an attempt to strengthen law and order in remote and remote areas of Assam, the state government has decided to introduce a bill to reform the Defense Organization Act 1996. Village of Assam (VDO), as informed by the Chief Minister of Assam. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday.

Addressing the 73rd founding day of VDO in Dergaon, Sarma announced the same and added that the relevant bill will be tabled in the July session of the Assam Legislative Assembly.

Taking to Twitter, Assam CM confirmed the news. “Also urged them to cooperate with the police to maintain public order and eliminate social evils like witch hunts, theft in religious places, etc. To transform VDO into a vibrant organization, we will introduce a bill to reform the Assam VDO Act, 1966 at the July session of the ALA – he wrote.

According to the official Government of Assam website, “The VDO was established in 1949 when the late Harinarayan Baruah, the founder of the organization, set up a team of village youths to look after and protect their own village “.

The main objective of the village defense organization is to help the police maintain law and order, peace and tranquility in the state.

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