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Bankura youth in Assam jail for 4 years! Anandabazar Patrika

গঙ্গাধর প্রামাণিক কোনও একটা রোজগারের উপায় বেরোবে এই আশায় অসমে পাড়ি দিয়েছিলেন বাঁকুড়ার বিষ্ণুপুরের যুবক গঙ্গাধর প্রামাণিক। কাজ জোটেনি, বদলে জোটে কারাবাস! ২০১৭ সালে অসমের সীমান্ত শাখার পুলিশ গঙ্গাধরের নাম সন্দেহজনক বিদেশি হিসেবে ফরেনার্স ট্রাইবুনালে পাঠায়। নিজের দেশের মধ্যেই পড়শি রাজ্যে যে তাঁকে হঠাৎ ‘বাংলাদেশি’ হিসাবে কাঠগড়ায় তোলা হবে ভাবতে পারেননি গঙ্গাধর। তাই সঙ্গে রাখেননি…

CJP Helped Gangadhar To Meet His Mother After Spending 4-years In Detention Centre In Assam Sentinel Assam

Gangadhar said that when he reached Guwahati, a person has offered him a job, food, and shelter. A 23-year old person who is a resident of West Bengal and was declared a foreigner by Foreigners’ Tribunal in Assam and put him behind the bars in Goalpara detention camp finally released and met with his family.…

Bengal worker’s plight at a ‘transit camp’ in Assam The Telegraph

Gangadhar carries with him a harrowing preview of the fate that awaits people when citizenship regimens are enforced in a country with poor documentation record Gangadhar Pramanik (left) with his mother Bharati at their Bankura home, along with officials of Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP), on Wednesday Telegraph picture Gangadhar Pramanik returned to his…

Back from citizenship ‘hellhole’: West Bengal worker’s plight at ‘transit camp’ in Assam greatbengaltoday.com

Gangadhar carries with him a harrowing preview of the fate that awaits people when citizenship regimens are enforced in a country with poor documentation record Snehamoy Chakraborty, Umanand Jaiswal: Gangadhar Pramanik returned to his home in Bengal on Wednesday from a detention camp in Assam, carrying with him a harrowing sneak preview of the probable…

Citizenship Trauma: Ganga Reaches Home After Years In Assam Detention Centre assampress.com

  Guwahati: Almost a decade later, Gangadhar Pramanik from West Bengal who was declared foreigner by a Foreigners’ Tribunal in Assam and put behind bar at the Goalpara detention centre, finally reunited with his family in Bankura recently. The then 23-year-old Gangadhar had left his home in search of work. Lived in abject poverty and…

Citizenship Trauma: Gangad reaches home after years in Assam Detention Centre time8.in

“My son Ganga is back,” his mother cried as hugged and held him as he reached his family. Gangadhar with his mother and CJP officials | CJP Guwahati: Almost a decade later, Gangadhar Pramanik from West Bengal who was declared foreigner by a Foreigners’ Tribunal in Assam and put behind bar at the Goalpara detention…

Bengal worker’s plight at ‘transit camp’ in Assam reportic.in

Gangadhar Pramanik returned to his home in Bengal on Wednesday from a detention camp in Assam, carrying with him a harrowing sneak preview of the probable fate that awaits countless people when citizenship regimens are enforced blindly in a country with a poor documentation record. Gangadhar, 33, had left his remote village in Bankura in…

“This is my son… My Ganga is back!” CJP reunites Gangadhar Pramanik with his mother

Gangadhar Pramanik, a man from west Bengal who was declared foreigner by a Foreigners’ Tribunal in Assam and thrown behind bars at the Goalpara detention centre, was finally reunited with his family in Bankura. His mother Bharati, could not believe her eyes as she saw her son for the first time in nearly 10 years.…

CJP comes to the aid of suicide survivor-turned-detention camp inmate Fazar Ali had jumped into the Brahmaputra, and the cops arrested him from the hospital!

The tragic story of Fazar Ali might have a happy ending. The distraught man, unable to cope with the trauma of being declared foreigner, had attempted suicide by jumping into the Brahmaputra. But though he was rescued, police nabbed him from the hospital. Now, CJP is helping him secure conditional bail in line with judgments…

Seje Bala Ghosh: Freedom fighter’s daughter asked to prove that she’s Indian! Part of CJP’s Stories from Assam series

Each case that we encounter in Assam, around the ongoing citizenship crisis, has its own human angle and a shocking twist; an administrative dis-regard for document-related discrepancies, an absence of rationality or even basic common sense. Several shocking displays, then, of sheer institutional apathy. But none shook us more than what happened to Seje Bala…

Parbati Das: Grandma not “Ghuspethia” Part of CJP’s Stories from Assam series

During our work, upholding and defending the rights of our fellow Indians in Assam, we came across many instances of unlettered housewives, even elderly women, being victimised by a document-dependent system that fails to take into account ground realities in rural India. 73-year-old Parbati Das was thrown into a detention camp because she had no…

Over-reach, rules Gauhati HC sends case back to Foreigner Tribunal The order declaring Golapi Begum foreigner was set aside and the petitioner was protected

The Gauhati High Court has set aside an order of Foreigners Tribunal, Baksa, Assam declaring an individual to be foreigner, holding that the Tribunal had acted beyond its jurisdiction. The bench of Justices N Kotiswar Singh and Soumitra Saikia held that the Tribunal had acted beyond the reference made by the Superintendent of Police and…

91-year-old Assam woman declared D Voter, served notice to prove her Indian Citizenship Inside NE

91-year-old Moyna Barman, who was declared a doubtful voter (D Voter) in the year 2007, has served notice to appear before a Foreigners’ Tribunal (FT) to prove her ‘citizenship’ of India. According to Barman, she lived in the riverine regions of Dhubri district along the Indo-Bangladesh border area all her life. She informed that she…

After spending two years in detention camp, elderly woman finally released Way2Barak

Despite being an Indian citizen, Shanti Basfore was released after spending two years in a detention camp. Despite having all kinds of documents, this woman in her sixties became an illegal citizen. After 2 years and 29 days, she returned home with the help of Citizens for Justice & Peace.  Shanti is a resident of…

Joykrishna released from detention camp due to daughter’s persistence Bartalipi

For COVID, using as a weapon of Supreme Court and Gauhati High Court’s order, Joykrishna Paul has been released from the Goalpara Detention camp after two years. Citizens For Justice and Peace (CJP) has rendered the helping hands to the family in this case. However, 21 years Monalisa Paul, daughter of Joykrishna Paul has taken…

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