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What next for those left out of the NRC? From the Secretary's Desk

The NRC, is a process that is complex and not so easy to understand. So far, it has been unique to Assam. It was a consensual process arrived at after the tumultuous years that preceded the Assam Accord, when aggression, strife and violence marred a politics that was driven by real or imagined fears of…

filed against Renowned Assamese People

Re-verification notices spark panic in Assam, SC order violated? Family meets with accident on the way to hearing

Thousands of re-verification notices have been served in lower Assam summoning people for hearings, virtually overnight, in places as much as 400 kilometers away! Poor access and transportation have rendered this latest move by the NRC authorities callous and brutal, apart from being in clear violation of the July 23, 2019 order of the Supreme…

Citizenship Dilemma in Assam

SC rejects government’s appeal for re-verification, extends NRC deadline One month extension granted

The Supreme Court has extended the deadline for publication of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam to August 31, 2019. It has however turned down the appeals for re-verification of names in border areas. Previously, the court had directed the NRC authorities to publish the list by July 31, 2019, but NRC state coordinator…

CJP in Assam: Our appeals ensured due process in Assam 'Excluded' names from the hearing dates now scheduled

CJP’s team of volunteers working tirelessly on the ground in Assam have achieved a huge success. They circulated notices in Assamese and Bengali to ensure those being excluded from due process and hearings at the NRC centres, actually got justice. As a result the NRC authority was then compelled to schedule hearing dates of those…

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CJP saves indigenous Assamese Muslim family attacked in Assam Men attacked with hammers, women assaulted outside NRC hearing center

In a shocking incident, an indigenous Muslim man was brutally attacked by a group of people just outside a center where hearings are held as a part of the Claims and Objections process of the National Register of Citizens (NRC). The women in his family were also harassed. CJP quickly stepped in to protect the…

filed against Renowned Assamese People

NRC Objections filed against Renowned Assamese People Objectors' details missing, red flags raised

Har Kumar Goswami is a prominent electrical engineer, innovator and small industrialist of Assam. He is best known for the many unique electrical appliances he designs and manufactures in his own lab as these products have several special features and yet are quite affordable. But these days Goswami is unable to give time to his unique…

National Register of Citizens

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…

असम में चुनावों के दौरान NRC कार्य के स्थगन की राज्य की याचिका सुप्रीमकोर्ट ने की ख़ारिज कहा NRC प्रक्रिया समान रूप से महत्वपूर्ण है, नजरअंदाज नहीं किया जा सकता

सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने मंगलवार को नेशनल रजिस्टर ऑफ़ सिटिज़न्स (NRC) से संबंधित कार्य को निलंबित करने की राज्य की याचिका को नामंजूर कर दिया है. याचिका में राज्य की तरफ़ से कहा गया था कि NRC में नाम दर्ज कराने के कार्यों को आम चुनावों तक रोक दिया जाए ताकि उस कार्य में लगे लोगों को…

filed against Renowned Assamese People

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…

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