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Sahitya Akademi winner Durga Khatiwada among eminent Gurkhas left out of Assam NRC The Hindu

A file photo of NRC officials checking documents of residents during a hearing against the non-inclusion of names.   Many community members in the additional exclusion list of 1.02 lakh people. After Bengali Hindus and Muslims, the Gurkhas of Assam appear to be at the receiving end of the exercise to update the National Register of Citizens (NRC).…

Assam foreigners” tribunals need more transparency: Setalvad Outlook India

Guwahati, Jun 30 Rights activist Teesta Setalvad Sunday called for more transparency in the functioning of foreigners” tribunals (FT) in Assam while deciding the fate of suspected foreigners. The FTs are quasi-judicial bodies which determine the citizenship of people suspected to be illegal immigrants. “We are currently touring some districts of Assam and have come…

Assam foreigners’ tribunals need more transparency Setalvad The Week

Guwahati, Jun 30 (PTI) Rights activist Teesta Setalvad Sunday called for more transparency in the functioning of foreigners’ tribunals (FT) in Assam while deciding the fate of suspected foreigners. The FTs are quasi-judicial bodies which determine the citizenship of people suspected to be illegal immigrants. “We are currently touring some districts of Assam and have…

Assam NRC: Activist Teesta Setalvad Calls For Transparency In Functioning Of Foreign Tribunals News Central 24*7

“We have come across a large number of cases where people have been declared foreigners despite having the required documents.” Guwahati, Jun 30 (PTI) Rights activist Teesta Setalvad Sunday called for more transparency in the functioning of foreigners’ tribunals (FT) in Assam while deciding the fate of suspected foreigners. The FTs are quasi-judicial bodies which determine the citizenship…

Assam foreigners’ tribunals need more transparency: Setalvad Business Standard

Rights activist Teesta Setalvad Sunday called for more transparency in the functioning of foreigners’ tribunals (FT) in Assam while deciding the fate of suspected foreigners. The FTs are quasi-judicial bodies which determine the citizenship of people suspected to be illegal immigrants. “We are currently touring some districts of Assam and have come across a large…

CJP in Assam: Our appeals ensured due process in Assam 'Excluded' names from the hearing dates now scheduled

CJP’s team of volunteers working tirelessly on the ground in Assam have achieved a huge success. They circulated notices in Assamese and Bengali to ensure those being excluded from due process and hearings at the NRC centres, actually got justice. As a result the NRC authority was then compelled to schedule hearing dates of those…

CJP इन एक्शन – प्रभावित परिवारों को सुनवाई के दौरान मिला सहारा असम में किस प्रकार CJP के वालंटियर्स NRC प्रभावित लोगों की सुनवाई प्रक्रिया में मदद कर रहे हैं

CJP कम्युनिटी वालंटियर्स (CVs) और डिस्ट्रिक्ट वॉलंटियर मोटिवेटर (DVM) असम में NRC की अंतिम सूची जारी होने से पहले प्रक्रिया के अंतिम चरण के दौरान लोगों को दावे और आपत्तियों की सुनवाई के लिए दिन-रात मदद कर रहे हैं।   सुप्रीम कोर्ट के निर्देश के अनुसार सुनवाई 6 मई को शुरू हुई, NRC की अंतिम सूची 31 जुलाई से पहले ही प्रकाशित होनी है। समय…

Zamser Ali: A Ray of hope for the people of Assam Human Rights Defender

This is the story of Zamser Ali, a journalist and activist from Assam, whose unceasing fight against the system to reinstate the human rights of the poorest of the poor is not only inspiring but overwhelming. Zamser continues to work on the ground, trying to make this world a better place, one day at a…

CJP Impact

CJP Impact: Our appeals help ensure hearings and due process in Assam Notices about plight of those ‘excluded’ from NRC corrections process get mass response

CJP’s team of volunteers working tirelessly on the ground in Assam have achieved have achieved a huge success this fortnight. Our Assam team was compelled to widely circulate notices in Assamese and Bengali to ensure those being excluded from due process and hearings at the NRC centres, actually got justice. Large number of hapless persons…

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