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CJP delegation in Bijni Assam

Citizens for Assam: A Quest for Hope and Justice CJP takes delegation of eminent lawyers and senior journalists to Assam

On June 26, the National Register of Citizens (NRC) authority released an additional list of over one lakh names of people excluded from the NRC. The following day CJP took a delegation of senior lawyers and journalists to Assam to assess ground realities as well as devise a strategy to help genuine Indian citizens, especially…

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…

CJP in Action: Volunteers assist families during objection hearings Ground report on how CJP VMs help people excluded from NRC overcome challenges

CJP Community Volunteers (CVs) and the District Volunteer Motivators (DVMs) are working round the clock to help people with the Claims and Objections hearings taking place in Assam in the last leg of the process before the National Register of Citizens (NRC) is published. The hearings began May 6 and as per the directions of…

Sofiya Khatun's case

Objection raised against inclusion in NRC, man found dead in Assam Family alleges suicide

In a heartbreaking instance of man succumbing to hopelessness, Ashrab Ali, a 93 year old man, was found dead in Assam’s Kamrup district after someone filed an objection application against the inclusion of his name in the National Register of Citizens (NRC). His family alleges he committed suicide by consuming poison.   “His name was…

filed against Renowned Assamese People

NRC Objections filed against Renowned Assamese People Objectors' details missing, red flags raised

Har Kumar Goswami is a prominent electrical engineer, innovator and small industrialist of Assam. He is best known for the many unique electrical appliances he designs and manufactures in his own lab as these products have several special features and yet are quite affordable. But these days Goswami is unable to give time to his unique…

False NRC Objections in Assam Members of ABSU

EXCLUSIVE! People forced to file False NRC Objections in Assam Members of ABSU coercing people to file up to 10 false applications in Kokrajhar

In several shocking instances of the abuse and subversion of the NRC process in Assam, it has come to light that people have been forced to file Objection applications against others whose names have appeared in the NRC.  We have copies of complaints filed by some such people from Kokrajhar district of Assam, who claim that…

Assam: CJP is Gearing up for Battles that Lie Ahead Help us help Assam

CJP in Assam: we have been working relentlessly, from sending a fact finding team to putting together a team of Volunteer Motivators who have traveled the length and breath of Assam helping lakhs of people fill out claims forms and help them understand the NRC process. CJP is now prepared to step in and provide…

Rashminara Begum

Jailed in Detention Camp despite being Pregnant with one child and Breastfeeding another EXCLUSIVE Interview with Rashminara Begum from Assam

In an exclusive interview with Rashminara Begum, we find out how this young mother was dragged away to a detention camp even though she was pregnant with one child and breastfeeding another. She also shares intricate details of her case, the inhumane conditions that she faced in the detention camp and the extreme hardships that…

CJP work tirelessly in Assam

CJP in Action: As the election rages on, volunteers work tirelessly in Assam CJP volunteers continue to help those affected by Assam’s NRC

Even as the rest of India is busy with the Lok Sabha elections, a handful of people in Assam are focused on a more pressing issue. They are more politically aware and active than many others, but have had no time this election season. This group of people comprises Volunteer Motivators (VMs) and Community Volunteers–a…

EVM Malfunction: Does Criminalisation Deter Genuine Complaints? The Wire

Complainants may face a six-month jail term if their declaration is found false during a test vote. But the process does not differentiate between a deliberately false complaint and a genuine one. New Delhi: On April 23, standing outside a polling booth in Guwahati, former DGP and well-known Assamese writer Harekrishna Deka complained to the local…

CJP volunteers intervene to help people with the NRC process in Assam Volunteers on the ground help with hearings, submitting documents

CJP’s volunteers have been working tirelessly on the ground in Assam, helping families in the aftermath of the publication of the final draft of Assam’s National Register of Citizens (NRC). The NRC has left the Indian citizenship of millions in jeopardy. Here is a glimpse at our volunteers’ efforts.  Faruk Ahmed, community volunteer in Assam’s…

Jignesh Mevani on Hate hatao

नफ़रत के ख़िलाफ़ CJP की मुहीम का जिग्नेश मेवानी ने साथ दिया

नफ़रत , भड़काऊ भाषण और कौमी एकता को तोड़ने की कोशिशों के ख़िलाफ़ CJP के app – Hate Hatao को वडगाम के MLA जिग्नेश मेवानी ने अपना समर्थन दिया। नफ़रत से कैसे राजनैतिक लाभ उठाया गया है , इस बारे में जिग्नेश की क्या राय है, देखिये इस वीडियो में.    

Rashminara Begum

Pregnant in a detention camp The tale of Rashminara Begum

Rashminara Begum was declared a ‘foreigner’, arrested and put in a detention camp in Assam, while she was three months pregnant. Inside, she faced horrific experiences. She is fighting a tedious and prolonged battle in the courts to prove her citizenship. She was recently in Mumbai to attend a CJP event on ‘women prisoners’.  …

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