He was interacting with the journalists in Lakhimpur on Sunday on the sidelines of an event in Lakhimpur.
“CAB will solve the problems of around 5 lakh people of the state,” the minister said.
“The breakup of these people will be provided in the winter session of the Assam Legislative Assembly,” he added.
Sarma is of the view that Assam will be on the path of development once the issue of these 6 lakh people is ensured.
“The present draft of the CAB will ensure that the unique cultural and ethnic identities of Northeast are not endangered.