17, Sep 2019 | CJP Team
A two day tribunal titled ‘Contested Citizenship in Assam: People’s Tribunal on Constitutional Processes and Human Cost’ to examine the scale and scope of the citizenship crisis in Assam. The jury members included Justice (Rt) Madan Lokur, Justice (Rt) Kurien Joseph, Justice (Rt) AP Shah, Ambassador Deb Mukharji, Ms. Githa Hariharan, Dr. Syeda Hameed, Prof. Monirul Hussain and Dr. Faizan Mustafa. The members of this tribunal heard the views and experiences of people excluded from the National Register of Citizens in Assam, and of various leading experts. The secretary of Citizens for Justice and Peace Teesta Setalvad raised some critical points for the consideration of the esteemed jury.