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Allegations of inclusion of ‘ineligible’ people in Assam NRC State coordinator seeks details from DRCRs of all districts

There appears to be no respite for people of Assam. Some are likely to suffer even though their names have been included in the National Register of Citizens (NRC) that was published in August last year. Now, in a letter addressed to all Deputy Commissioners and District Registrars of Citizens Registration (DRCR) of all districts,…

Assam NRC: Detention Camp cuts food ration CJP Assam is working with the families of the detainees to help release them at the earliest

On May 2109, the Supreme Court of India ordered the release of detainees who have spent more than three years in captivity inside detention camps in Assam. But more than half of the detainees have still not been released due to the absence of competent representation. The Home Department of Assam has rejected a large…

Best Civil Society Innovator: CJP wins big for its work in Assam The award is testimony to the painstaking work put in by CJP volunteers in Assam

CJP wins the 6th eNGO challenge award as best Civil Society Innovator, by Digital Empowerment Foundation, for its exemplary work in Assam. We are continuing the fight against NPR-NRC-CAA around India. Donate to help us help genuine Indian Citizens. Click here to donate. Related: In solidarity with Assam Poverty haunts family of Subrata Dey I…

CJP in Assam: Reaching hundreds of thousands of people in all 33 districts Our work in Assam intensifies as thousands fill reclaim applications

CJP’s work in Assam is going strong. Our team going to door, all over the 33 districts of Assam, and helping thousands of those genuine Indian citizens who were unfairly excluded from the NRC. Help Us Help Assam. Related: In solidarity with Assam Poverty haunts family of Subrata Dey I would have attempted suicide again…

The CJP effect: SC orders no children be sent to detention camps in Assam The apex court passed an interim order protecting children’s rights affected by the Assam’s NRC process. Attorney General K Venugopal was required to record an undertaking in this regard

CJP’s application sought directions from the apex court that drew attention to the Constitutional, legal obligations and prayed, specifically that no child excluded from the NRC is either sent to detention camps nor separated from their parents in Assam. In November 2019, CJP (Citizens for Justice and Peace, Mumbai) had filed an Intervention Application for Directions…

India’s poorest citizens will bear the brunt of NPR-NRC (English) How & Why NPR-NRC is anti-poor, anti-SC/ST/OBC as well as anti-Muslim

Imagine how difficult and costly the process of proving ones citizenship will be in a country where 90% of the workforce is in the unorganised sector and millions migrate every year in search for better livelihoods. Imagine how disproportionate the burden of document searching and lining up to be enlisted will be for daily wagers.…

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…

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