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Assam gov’t gets a headstart on CAA, even as protests persist Assam has resisted CAA since its inception for being antithetical to the provisions of the Assam Accord

On March 19, Political Department, Dispur, Guwahati issued a notice directing the Commissioner of Police, Kamrup, Superintendent of Police and Foreigners Registration Officers to display on their website provisions of The Citizenship Act relating to grant of Indian citizenship to migrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan at the time of granting Long Term Visa (LTV). …

Gopal Mondal Abdul Sheikh

Victory! Two more inmates released from Assam detention camp with CJP’s help They were languishing in the Goalpara Detention Camp for two years

CJP helps two men, hailing from economically weak backgrounds, secure release on bail from Goalpara detention camp in Assam. Despite facing challenges due to Covid surge, lockdown, curfew and in the middle of heavy rainfall and an earthquake, team CJP completed all formalities to help these two men so that they can return to their…

EXCLUSIVE! Assam FT declares 282 people foreigner: Signed orders MISSING or full of errors Gauhati HC directs 57 cases be heard afresh

In a shocking instance of negligence and possible abuse of power, 282 people were declared foreigner by a Foreigners’ Tribunal (FT) in Assam without any record of due process, reasoning or even a signed order! When the Gauhati High Court took suo motu cognizance of the matter, and ordered an inquiry, it was revealed that…

Bangladeshi bogeyman myth EXPOSED in Assam! One-third of people excluded from NRC are non-Bengalis, many from indigenous tribes and ethnic groups!

The entire debate around outsiders and foreigners has been based on the long held belief that Bangladeshi infiltrators are threatening the demography and culture of Assam. But now as per a community wise break-up of the over 19 lakh people excluded from the final National Register of Citizens (NRC), nearly a third of the people…

The One Stop Guide to Assam’s NRC Issue The Making and Re-Making of Indians as Citizens in Assam

NRC, D-Voters, Foreigners’ Tribunals, Detention Camps, Border Police… Have you been hearing these terms vis-a-vis Assam lately? If not, then welcome back to civilization. If yes, then this is your one-stop guide to everything that is happening is Assam, that has happened in Assam and that has led to the National Register of Citizens (NRC). The…

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