Menu

Citizens for Justice and Peace

CJP Assam Master

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…

NRC Claims and Objections process

UN questions ‘statelessness and disenfranchisement’ of ‘minority groups’ in Assam Special Rapporteur's report to UNGA highlights plight of Bengali Muslims

The UN Special Rapporteur has once again raised the issue of possible statelessness of millions of people in Assam in wake of the exclusion of their names from the National Register of Citizens (NRC). This is part of a report titled Contemporary forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance that was presented before…

Ongoing ‘detection’ of ‘Foreigners’ claims another life in Assam Daily wage labourer ends life fearing his mother will be declared a 'Foreigner'

Binoy Chanda, the only earning member of his family, became the 28th suicide victim in Assam since the BJP came to power in May 2016 due to the ‘D’ Voter issue. The poor youth of Dimlapar village under the Tamulpur Police Station in the Baksa district committed suicide late at night on Sunday, September 9,…

EXCLUSIVE: NRC update derails Saffron Agenda as lakhs of Hindus excluded from final draft Higher Rate of Exclusion from NRC in Bengali Hindu dominated Districts of Assam

Assam has 33 Districts presently, of which 10 districts have a more than 50% Muslim population. However, other than Darrang, all other, nine, Muslim dominated districts of Assam are seeing lower percentage drop rates from the NRC draft list as compared to other Districts with a lesser Muslim population… This overall situation has created trepidation,…

Gauhati HC order on Siblings and family members of Declared Foreigners

Who is an Indian, can the NRC decide? From the Secretary's Desk

To dub the process of collating the final draft of the National Registrar of Citizens (NRC), released on July 30, as bizarre, haphazard, or just plain bureaucratic and insensate is simply not enough. The very fact that 4 million plus of residents of the state did not make the list is surely indication enough of…

Go to Top