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The Women of Mumbai Baug Peacefully protest the CAA, NPR-NRC

From Jan 26th, hundreds of women, began an indefinite sit -in to protest against the NPR-NRC-CAA at Nagpada, near Mumbai Central. Drawing inspiration from the protesters at Shaheen Bagh, the women have come out of their homes to express their identity as a community. Desperate times call for desperate measures, and the women feel that…

CJP spreads awareness on NPR-NRC in Maharashtra #NoNPR #NoNRC #NoCAA

CJP continues its passionate on ground campaign against NPR-NRC-CAA. Addressing a massive public gathering in Beed, CJP secretary stressed on the inherent discrimination in the NPR-NRC process and the unconstitutional manner of determining citizenship through the CAA 2019. At Sane Guruji Smaraka, we conducted a volunteer training and awareness program about the dangers of the…

Anti-CAA protests continue, regime’s excesses exacerbate A list of unwarranted and excessive police brutality and prohibitions imposed by state governments on protestors or even general public

The North East region was one of the first to erupt in protest when the Citizenship Amendment Act was passed. The brutality was unleashed on protestors first in Assam. Then students’ protests took place in the capital, in Jamia Milia Islamia University followed by Aligarh Muslim University, both of which painted a shocking picture of…

NRC को समझने के लिए NPR को समझना ज़रूरी है: तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ इस वीडियो को देखें

हिंदुस्तानी कौन है? ये कौन तय करता है? सुनिए तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ से की संविधान और कानून इस बारे में क्या कहते हैं। जानिए असम में क्या हुआ था। NPR NRC तक कैसे जाता है, NRC है क्या चीज़ और नागरिकता के इस बहस का आधार क्या होना चाहिए?   Related: Why the CAA must be…

NPR-NRC – FAQs Frequently asked questions on the to be implemented NPR-NRC in India

What is the National Population Register (NPR)? NPR is a National Population Register. In 2003, The Citizenship (Registration of Citizens and Issue of National Identity Cards) Rules, 2003 were passed under the Citizenship Act. These are the NRC Rules. Under this, the Central Government may carry throughout the country a house to house enumeration for…

Mumbai Unites to Protest CAA 2019 An eyewitness account of the historic rally at August Kranti Maidan

Till 4:30 they came in trickles, duly filling up a small area around the stage, ambling in the December afternoon sun. Many of them were activists who knew each other from other protests. Some of them were Muslims wearing the kind of clothes Modiji probably identifies them with. Slowly and surely, the event threatened to…

Understanding the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), NRC and NPR An action packed day for CJP

Malegaon: On 15th December 2019, CJP was invited to multiple meetings where CJP’s secretary Teesta Setalvad addressed the press in a hour long interaction. In her speech, she said that Citizenship was our Constitutional right and this right was being attacked because of this government’s policies and the recent amendment to the Citizen Amendment Act…

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…

CJP at the Azam college campus in Pune Public meeting held on NRC, NPR and CAB

On 7th December, a public meeting organised by Haji Gulam Mohammed Azam Education Trust saw an attendance of over 500 hundred people. CJP’s secretary, Teesta Setalvad, a key speaker at this meeting emphasized on the fact that a nationwide NRC/NPR is only being used to divide the country. She questioned how such an exercise can…

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