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Assam cabinet okays bill to ban ‘magical healing’

Guwahati, February 11: The Assam government gave its nod to a bill to prohibit and eliminate practices of “magical healing” in the name of treatment, proposing strong punitive action against the “healers”. The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday. Sharing the decisions taken at the meeting on X, Sarma said the cabinet also selected 10 cities/towns for a dedicated sustainable development programme and proposed to bring in reforms in the state municipal cadres. The council of ministers approved the ‘Assam...
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