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Person with two names confuses NRC officials Haphazard approach of authorities leads to inclusion of daughters, but exclusions of sons!

While helping people negotiate the tortuous journey of defending their citizenship in Assam, CJP’s District Volunteer Motivator (DVM) Majidul Islam came across a very interesting case of Abdul Hoque aka Buida Sheikh’s family in Kandapara village in Barpeta district. Abdul Hoque and his family lost their home due to floods in North Mayunburi village and…

असम के अमानवीय डिटेंशन कैम्प्स डिटेंशन कैम्प्स में NRC से पीड़ित लोगोंकी नर्क से भी बदतर हालत

असम के डिटेंशन कैंप निर्जन और सुनसान भूमि पर बनाए गए हैं। यहां फॉरेनर्स ट्रिब्यूनल्स द्वारा विदेशी करार दिए गए लोगों को रखा जाता है। सुविधाओं के घोर अभाव में लोगों को रखे जाने की काफी आलोचनाएं भी होती रही हैं। इन कैंप्स में लोगों को तब तक रखा जाता है जब तक कि उन्हें…

Assam: The Curious Case of Phuljan Nessa Declared foreigner Phuljan Nessa’s name appeared in the final draft of the NRC. How did this happen?

Phuljan Nessa, resident of Samaguri in Nagaon district of Assam was declared a foreigner by the Foreigners Tribunal in October 2017, yet her name was included in the final draft of the NRC. NRC issued a clarification on their Facebook page without accepting the blunder. The Gauhati High Court, while entertaining a Writ petition against…

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Assam Detention Camp death: Dulal Paul’s family accepts body Declared 'foreigner' in 2017, he had been incarcerated at the Tezpur Detention Camp

The family of 65 Dulal Chandra Paul have finally accepted his body for performing his last rites, almost 10 days after he breathed his last at the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMHC). Paul, who had been declared foreigner and had been incarcerated at the Tezpur Detention Camp reportedly suffered from diabetes and a heart…

Who Is An Indian: A Public meeting in Solidarity with Assam A Meeting to discuss citizenship and the plight of genuine Indian citizens in Assam

CJP along with People’s Union for Civil Liberties – PUCL & other organisations, held a public meeting in solidarity with the Assam NRC affected in Mumbai. Here’s a look at some of the discussions in the meeting. Related: In solidarity with Assam Poverty haunts family of Subrata Dey I would have attempted suicide again had…

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People’s Tribunal: NRC and its Constitutional Process and Human Cost Eminent Jury Members on the humanitarian crisis of 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…

CJP Team Visits Families of People Excluded from the NRC CJP helps genuine Indian citizens 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.

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