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NRC has spawned a humanitarian crisis: Interim Jury Report Observations of Jury Members at People's Tribunal on Citizenship Crisis in Assam

A two day tribunal titled Contested Citizenship in Assam: People’s Tribunal on Constitutional Processes and Human Cost was held in New Delhi on September 7 and 8, 2019 to examine the scope and scale of the citizenship crisis in Assam in wake of over 19 lakh people being left out of the final National Register…

CJP’s Team is Going Beyond the Call of Duty A showcase of how our on ground activity has intensified after August 31

After the final NRC was published leaving out over 19 lakh people, CJP volunteers have fanned out across Assam to reassure those who are left out that there is still hope and we are here to help.  Our teams are holding meetings and conducting sessions to educate people about the post NRC process, how to…

Foreign Journalists ask to “leave” Assam, post NRC State declared “protected area”

Assam has suddenly been placed under the “protected area category” by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) following several questions being raised over the politicisation of the entire process of publication of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) reports the Assam Tribune. As a consequence, all foreign journalists working…

CJP Team Visits Families of People Excluded from the NRC CJP in Assam

The CJP team visited some of the people and families who are among the 19,06,657, facing the threat of statelessness. These people will have to file an appeal before the foreigners’ tribunals within 120 days and CJP is determined to heal the trauma and turmoil caused due to exclusion from the NRC. https://youtu.be/7jFIUgRpY-8

Assam NRC Final list publication day in pictures Photo feature showcasing how CJP volunteers helped Indians in Assam

As the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) was published in Assam, CJP volunteer motivators and community volunteers spread out across the state to help people determine if they had made it to the coveted list. We not only guided people to Nagrik Seva Kendras (NSK), but also set up makeshift facilities to check the…

CJP is committed to defending all genuine Indian citizens: Zamser Ali Assam NRC

On the day of publication of the final NRC, CJP’s Assam state coordinator Zamser Ali shares instances of people who were excluded and how our Volunteer Motivators as well Community Volunteers have been working around the clock across Assam to help all those who need help. CJP is humbled to discover that many individuals and…

Final NRC published in Assam Over 19 lakh excluded

The final National Register of Citizens (NRC) was published in Assam at about 10 AM on Saturday August 31, 2019. This time there was a significant drop in the number of people excluded. Whereas the final draft published last year in July left out over 40 lakh people, the list published this year has brought…

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