ASSAM TIMES POST
Guwahati : Assam Government has constituted a Special Review Committee to review
various conditions prevailing in the Detention Centres that house persons declared foreigners by the Foreigners Tribunals.The Committee headed by DPIG (Border) would comprise Inspector General of Prisons, District and Session Judge Hardeep Singh (retd), one representative to be nominated by Deputy Commissioner of the concerned district and any other member co-opted by the Chairman, said a government release on Friday.
The Committee will visit all Detention Centers in the state and review the legal aid status and health status of each detainee and provide recommendation for improvement if needed, the release said.
The Committee is also mandated to check the education system for the children staying in the Centres and provide suggestion.
The Committee will conduct the review urgently and submit its consolidated report within three months, it added.
Assam has six detention centres across the state where the Foreigners Tribunals send people prior to their deportation after declaring them as foreigners determining their citizenship.