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Teesta Setalvad

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…

NPR-NRC सिर्फ़ मुस्लिम विरोधी नहीं है Social Activists explain how NPR-NRC is discriminatory

जानी-मानी हस्तियों और सामाजिक कार्यकर्ताओं ने भारत की मुस्लिम आबादी के अलावा उन लोगों के बारे में बताया, जो राष्ट्रव्यापी एनपीआर-एनआरसी और सीएए से सबसे अधिक प्रभावित होंगे। Related: Why the CAA must be opposed, because it discriminates Advocate Mihir Desai’s point by point rebuttal of the GOI’s FAQ on CAA/ NPR-NRC NPR-NRC – FAQs

NRC को समझने के लिए NPR को समझना ज़रूरी है Teesta Setalvad explains NPR-NRC

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 opposed,…

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…

Stop Nationwide NRC Activists gather in protest, Kolkata

On 13th November, Molded and Minority Development Council organised a meeting to oppose the nationwide implementation of NRC and Citizenship Amendment Bill. The meeting was attended by progressive politicians and Activists.   Related: Workshop for Activists on Citizenship Who is an Indian? A complete guide to the NRC in India कौन हैं भारत के नागरिक?

Towards Strengthening Women Leadership at the Grassroots CJP In Saharanpur

All India Union of Forest Working People ( AIUFWP) organized a community women leaders meet where front line women leaders as well as young women activists participated. CJP’s Secretary Teesta Setalvad conducted training on Forest Rights, Constitution and Women. Related: CJP works towards release of detainees in Assam Teesta Setalvad empowers citizens and questions modalities…


SC admits Intervention Applications by CJP and AIUFWP to defend Forest Rights Act 2006 CJP fights for FRA 2006

The intervention application filed by the Adivasi women and forest movement leaders Sokalo Gond and Nivada Rana backed by the All India Union of Forest Working People (AIUFWP) and Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP), two organisations that have been actively campaigning for forest rights, have been admitted by the Supreme court of India. We’ve…

Breaking: All Intervention Applications defending FRA, 2006 admitted by SC HRDs Sokalo Gond and Nivada Rana’s IA backed by CJP and AIUFWP also admitted, interveners to file written submissions

In a major breakthrough for Adivasi organisations and advocates of rights of forest dwelling communities, the Supreme Court of India has admitted all the 19 intervention applications that had been filed before it urging it to stop the eviction of millions of forest dwellers. Filed by different sets of directly concerned individuals and organisations, all…

Forest Dwellers have no support from Gov’t in filing Land Claims: Roma CJP Secy Teesta Setalvad and AIUFWP Dy Gen. Secy Roma explore the complicated process of filing community forest rights claims and other related issues

In the second part of an exclusive conversation with CJP Secretary Teesta Setalvad, the deputy general secretary of All India Union of Forest Working People (AIUFWP) Roma Malik highlights the complex and tedious process of filing claims under the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006. Under the Act,…

CJP Team Visits Families of People Excluded from the NRC CJP helps genuine Indian citizens in Assam

The CJP team visited some of the people and families who are among the 19,06,657, facing the threat of statelessness. These people will have to file an appeal before the foreigners’ tribunals within 120 days and CJP is determined to heal the trauma and turmoil caused due to exclusion from the NRC.

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