Menu

Citizens for Justice and Peace

National Register of Citizens

Pregnant in a detention camp The tale of Rashminara Begum

Rashminara Begum was declared a ‘foreigner’, arrested and put in a detention camp in Assam, while she was three months pregnant. Inside, she faced horrific experiences. She is fighting a tedious and prolonged battle in the courts to prove her citizenship. She was recently in Mumbai to attend a CJP event on ‘women prisoners’.  …

A Brief History of the Insider vs Outsider debate in Assam In conversation with Prof. Abdul Mannan

Prof. Abdul Mannan takes us through the genesis and evolution of the insider vs outsider divide in Assam. He also explains how the animosity that for born out of a fear of change in the ethnic demography of the region gradually also ended up taking a communal hue.     Also Read: Plight of Women…

CJP Impact: NRC Claims Hearing held after CJP writes to State Coordinator Missing officials rush to the spot, hold hearing late into the evening after CJP’s intervention

On March 1, 2019, close to 300 people were called to the Divisional Forest Office (DFO) in Biswanath District for hearing regarding their Claims applications for inclusion into the National Register of Citizens. However, when no official turned up to conduct the hearing, CJP stepped in and wrote to the NRC State Coordinator. Following this…

3 ways in which the Assam NRC Process is being Undermined CJP in Assam

There have been several hurdles caused by external and internal factors that are disrupting Assam’s NRC, which is already a complicated and sensitive process. Senior Journalist and activist Zamser Ali explains the most important 3 factors that are causing trouble in the smooth running of the NRC procedures.       Related: NRC Corrections Process:…

NRC Claims and Objections Process Deadline Ends Over 2 lakh Objections filed on the last day!

The deadline for filing claims for inclusion into the National Register of Citizens (NRC) has ended in Assam and according to official sources over 30 lakh people have filed claims so far. However, in a worrying display of possible xenophobia, the number of objections filed jumped from a little over 600 on Saturday December 29 to over 2…

क्या एनारसी दावा-आपत्ति दर्ज कराने की अस्पष्ट प्रक्रियाएं, भ्रष्टाचार के लिए ज़मीन तैयार करेंगी? इन अस्पष्ट प्रावधानों की वजह से लोगों के भाग्य पर फ़ैसला करने का एकाधिकार एनआरसी अधिकारियों के हाथों में चला गया है.

एनआरसी के राज्य समन्वयक प्रतीक हजेला ने, एक नए राज्यव्यापी निर्देश में दावा-आपत्ति प्रक्रिया के लिए कुछ मानक संचालन प्रक्रियाएं बताई हैं. सामान्य के आलावा कुछ विशेष परिस्थितियों/लोगों के लिए ये दिशानिर्देश जारी किए गए हैं, जैसे 14 वर्ष के कम उम्र के बच्चों, विवाहित महिलाओं और भारत के अन्य हिस्सों से असम में आ…

CJP इम्पैक्ट: असम में महज़ 40 घंटो में जमा हुए NRC दावों के 10000 आवेदन असम के आम नागरिकों ने CJP के आह्वान पर 3 दिनों की छुट्टियों में NRC प्रभावित लोगों की सहायता के लिए खुलकर योगदान दिया

छोटे और दूरस्थ इलाकों में NRC के मसौदे से बाहर कर दिए गए लोगों को, इससे सम्बंधित दावे दर्ज करने के कार्य में सहायता प्रदान करने के लिए, CJP ने असम के लोगों से आह्वान किया. 200 से अधिक सरकारी कर्मचारी, शिक्षक, शिक्षित युवा और कुछ सामाजिक संगठनों के सदस्य इस कार्य के लिए आगे आए. उन्होंने…

Some Claims and Objections SOPs vague: Scope for Corruption? Unclear provisions leave it entirely to NRC officials to decide people's fate

In a fresh statewide directive, Prateek Hajela, the State Coordinator of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) has shared some Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Claims and Objections process that deal with additional information to be taken into account while processing claims in special cases such as children under 14, married women, people who…

Go to Top