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By The Assam Tribune

Guwahati, May 18: In a bid to implement the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), 2019, the Tripura state government has started the process of appointing officials to the State Level Empowered Committee and the District Level Committee.

In an official notification, R Reang, IAS, Director of the Directorate of Census Operations in Tripura, has instructed all district magistrates to nominate a Tripura Civil Service (TCS) officer as an invitee for the District Level Committee.

According to reports, this move is part of the broader effort to process citizenship applications under the amended law.

The notification, referencing a communication from RD. Meena, Director (Citizenship) at the Ministry of Home Affairs, reads, “With reference to the subject cited above, I am to inform you that RD Meena, Director (Citizenship), Govt of India, MHA, Foreigners Division (Citizenship Wing), has intimated the Director of Census Operations of all States/UTs regarding the constitution of the District Level Committee in connection with the implementation of CAA, 2019 for processing citizenship applications under Section 6B of the Citizenship Act, 1955.”

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