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Controversial questions removed from NPR? Questions about mother tongue, parents' date and place of birth removed from official website

The National Population Register (NPR), a process that appears to have been conflated with the Census, allegedly in a sinister bid to set apart people the regime views as outsiders, is now being given a makeover in a purported attempt to score political brownie points in upcoming elections in two key states. According to the…

CJP continues with its awareness program; this time in Bhiwandi CJP urges people to educate themselves on the CAA-NPR-NRC

CJP in Action: CJP conducted one more workshop in Bhiwandi in collaboration with Lok Raj Sangathan and Bhiwandi Jan Sangharsh Samiti. Suhel Banerjee from CJP was the Speaker for the evening. The workshop was attended by social activists and the curious and worried people of the neighbourhood. Citizenship has been defined as the right to…

Is UP at war with it’s own people? Fact finding report by Karwan-e-Mohabbat reveals administration's inefficiency and possible complicity

In wake of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) coming into effect, several protests had erupted across India. While most remained peaceful, violence was reported from a few. However, questions that need to be asked are; who triggered and who perpetrated the violence, and who was at the receiving end. Now, a fact-finding report by Karwan-e-Mohabbat,…

CAA-NPR-NRC – Why is there so much controversy? Should citizens worry? Dr. V Suresh - Advocate, Madras High Court & Gen. Secretary, People’s Union for Civil Liberties

Citizenship has been defined as the right to have rights. Over the past six years, there have been clear political moves to fundamentally assault and redefine this Constitutional basis of both Indian nationhood and citizenship. Especially now, with the Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019 being passed and a not thoroughly debated all India-level NPR-National Register of…

Shaheen Bagh: Regime stooges launch smear campaign against Teesta Setalvad even as SC mediators arrive Pro-gov't TV channels and social media trolls allege Shaheen Bagh women were ‘tutored’ by CJP secretary

On Wednesday, Sanjay Hegde and Sadhana Ramachandra, the interlocutors appointed by the Supreme Court reached Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh to mediate with people protesting the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the National Population Register (NPR). Hegde told media persons, “We have come here according to the order of Supreme Court. We…

CJP in Action: Clearing confusion and creating awareness CJP and allies help people understand wider ramifications of NPR-NRC-CAA

The burgeoning nationwide movement to resist the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR) has helped start dinner table conversations about citizenship and nationhood in many a household. There is tremendous curiosity and persistent confusion given a possibly deliberate attempt by the regime to obfuscate the truth. CJP…

CJP in Action: Forest workers unite with anti-CAA protesters Members of CJP's partner organisation AIUFWP met with Shaheen Bagh protesters to fight oppression together

Recently a contingent of 23 Dalit and Adivasi forest workers from Lakhimpur Khikri, Sonbhadra and Manikpur arrived in New Delhi to express solidarity with people protesting the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). The visiting contingent comprised members of the All India Union of Forest Working People (AIUFWP). Just like the protests at Shaheen Bagh are predominantly…

Census vs NPR

Census v/s NPR What to do when govt officials come to your house

The Government of India has suddenly declared that it will conduct a door to door survey to determine the ordinary residents of India from April 2020 to September 2020 (National Population Register-NPR). India is also due for the decennial population survey, the Census in 2021. By clubbing these two processes, one a much needed and…

जनगणना विरुद्ध एनपीआर सरकारी अधिकारी तुमच्या घरी येतील तेव्हा काय कराल

भारत सरकारने, एप्रिल २०२० ते सप्टेंबर २०२० यादरम्यान पर्यंत भारतातील सामान्य रहिवासी निश्चित करण्यासाठी घरोघरी जाऊन सर्वेक्षण केले जाणार असल्याचे अचानक जाहीर केले (राष्ट्रीय लोकसंख्या नोंदणी-एनपीआर). २०२१ मध्ये भारतात दर दहा वर्षांनी केली जाणारी जनगणना देखील होणे अपेक्षित आहे. एक अत्यंत आवश्यक आणि नियमित प्रक्रिया म्हणजे जनगणना, आणि दुसरी एनपीआर-एनआरसीची विवादास्पद प्रक्रिया, अशा या दोन…

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