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NRC Coordinator’s stand in SC based on hypotheses, will dilute NRC Process (Part Two) CJP continues its analysis of NRC Coordinator, Prateek Hajela's Affidavit

The affidavit submitted by NRC state Co-ordinator, Prateek Hajela in the Supreme Court of India, strongly opposing five crucial documents to be allowed in the ‘Claims’ process, apart from going back on NRC’s own established procedures, also contains hypothetical and unsubstantiated theories. In Part One of our analyses we have laid down how this sudden about…

CJP in Action: Words of Encouragement pour in as CJP’s NRC Helpline rings off the hook! Assam Press shares our TOLL FREE number to help people

Within a month of launching our TOLL FREE Helpline Number in Assam, we are receiving words of encouragement from the Assam press that has also helped popularise the number among their readers, allowing us to reach the maximum number of people. Today our phones are ringing off the hook! Our number was shared by The…

असम में NRC की वजह से एक और आत्महत्या निरोद बरन दास २९वे शिकार हुए है

खारुपेटिआ गांव के जानेमाने बुद्धिजीवी, अध्यापक और वकील निरोद बरन दास ने आत्महत्या कर ली है. ऐसा माना जा रहा है की NRC के कारण नागरिकता छिन जाने के डर ने अब तक 28 लोगों की जान ली है. निरोद बरन दास २९वे शिकार हुए है. NRC प्रकरण में हो रही कुछ गलतिओं की वजह…

Teesta Setalvad and Zamser Ali take you through CJP’s Initiatives in Assam Watch a video of our Live Facebook chat!

In this live video chat held on Facebook recently, CJP secretary Teesta Setalvad and CJP’s Assam initiative coordinator Zamser Ali discuss the various initiatives on ground as well as the challenges faced in our outreach program. If you are an Indian citizen in Assam and need any help in filing your application as a part…

Tubuki village in Kampur Tehsil of Assam’s Nagaon district

“They came late at night demanding our fingerprints”: Three Sisters of Tubuki The Making and Re-Making of Indians as Citizens in Assam: A CJP Series

Something insidious is underway in Tubuki village in Kampur Tehsil of Assam’s Nagaon district. Border Police personnel are allegedly going to people’s homes late at night demanding fingerprints! Three women from this village have alleged that officers of the Border Police came to their homes after dark, asked them to provide fingerprints and left after…

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Dalit Migrant Workers Falsely Implicated in Bhima Koregaon Clashes! Watch this video to know more

The Pune Police’s first attempts to link ‘Maoists’ to the violence that erupted at the Elgaar Parishad programe, happened before the activists arrest. In January 2018, 8 men including 5 workers and a contractor of Reliance Infrastructure private limited were arrested in alleged connection with the Bhima Koregaon incidents of violence. These arrests, however, hardly…

CJP’s Volunteer Motivators Reach Out in Assam Dial 1800 1020 138 for help

CJP reaches out to the people of Assam who are negotiating a labyrinth of citizenship related problems. Many of our special Volunteer Motivators (VMs) have spread out across many of Assam’s districts and are helping people on the ground with their claims and objections process. They are being backed by our toll free Assam State…

The One Stop Guide to Assam’s NRC Issue The Making and Re-Making of Indians as Citizens in Assam

NRC, D-Voters, Foreigners’ Tribunals, Detention Camps, Border Police… Have you been hearing these terms vis-a-vis Assam lately? If not, then welcome back to civilization. If yes, then this is your one-stop guide to everything that is happening is Assam, that has happened in Assam and that has led to the National Register of Citizens (NRC). The…

असम के डिटेंशन कैम्प में बंद महिला के लिए सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने दिया रिहाई का आदेश सोफ़िया ख़ातून के मामले ने कई व्यवस्थागत कमियों को किया है उजागर

असम में कोकराझार डिटेन्शन कैम्प में बंद सोफ़िया ख़ातून के लिए एक बड़ी राहत की ख़बर है. सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने अब उन्हें व्यक्तिगत रिलीज बॉन्ड (PR बॉन्ड) पर रिहा करने का आदेश दिया है. सन 2016 में बारपेटा फ़ॉरेनार्स ट्रिब्यूनल द्वारा विदेशी घोषित कर दिए जाने के बाद से ही इन्हें डिटेन्शन कैम्प में डाल दिया गया…

CJP in Action: CJP Volunteer Motivators helping people file NRC Claims in Assam Photo-feature: Our team creating awareness and offering assistance on the ground in Assam

CJP’s Volunteer Motivators (VMs) are helping people whose names have been left out of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) final draft that was published on July 30, 2018, file applications under the Claims and Objections process for inclusion of their names. Our VMs are a committed group of people who are travelling to different…

Assam man forced to prove Indian citizenship four times

चौथी बार अपनी नागरिकता साबित करने को मजबूर हैं असम के शमसुल हक़ असम में भारतीय नागरिकता पर प्रश्नचिंह - एक CJP श्रृंखला

असम में राष्ट्रीय नागरिकता रजिस्टर (NRC) प्रक्रिया का अंतिम मसौदा 30 जुलाई 2018 को जारी कर दिया गया था, जिसके चलते लिस्ट में जिन लोगों का नाम नहीं आया, वे लोग अब NRC में अपना नाम शामिल करने का आवेदन कर सकते हैं. परन्तु वे लोग इस सुविधा से अब भी वंचित हैं, जिनसे सम्बंधित मामले, फ़ॉरेनर्स ट्रिब्यूनल…

Yet another Mysterious Death in Assam Detention Camp Declared Foreigner Jobbar Ali found dead in Tezpur Detention Camp

Jobbar Ali, a 61 year old man who had been languishing behind bars at the Detention Camp in Tezpur, was found dead on October 5. Now, his family, many of whom are themselves fighting allegations of being doubtful or D-Voters, suspect foul play in his death.   Ali lived with his wife Simon Nessa, two…

CJP in Action: Volunteer Motivators and Public Campaigns in Assam Photo-feature: Our team creating awareness and offering assistance on the ground in Assam

There is something rotten in the state of Assam. Saken Ali was forced to spend five years in a detention camp because of a minor discrepancy in how his name is spelt in two different documents. A pregnant Rashminara Begum was dragged away to a detention camp because of another such discrepancy in her date of…

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