The AASU is a signatory to the Assam Accord, a 1985 document that provided for "detection, deletion and deportation" of illegal foreigners from Assam.
There is no immediate fear of detention for the excluded. They can file an appeal in the Foreigners’ Tribunals within 120 days.
It was committed in the accord, signed in 1985 between the then Rajiv Gandhi government and the All Assam Students’ Union, that the NRC of 1951, unique to Assam, will be updated.
Rahul Gandhi had said earlier this week he will draw attention to his father's many incredible achievements to honour him on his 75th birth anniversary that was on Tuesday.
AASU Advisor Samujjal Bhattacharya said that the students’ body would not allow the Accord’s provisions to be diluted or violated.
Centre reconstitutes panel to assess seat reservation in Assembly, local bodies under ‘Assamese’ quota
The high-level committee, to be headed by former Gauhati High Court judge Justice Biplab Kumar Sarma (retd), was set up as per the Clause 6 of the 1985 Assam Accord, MHA said.
Several groups and parties have opposed the bill, which was passed by the Lok Sabha on January 8 but was not tabled in Rajya Sabha.
A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi also took note of the state's submissions that the observations during the hearing of this case may have some impact in upcoming LS polls.
The Prime Minister in an Assam rally said the NDA is seriously considering granting ST status to six communities -- Tai Ahom, Muttock, Moran, Chutiya, Koch Rajbongshis and the tea tribes
Citizenship Bill, Assam Accord, ST status will make Assam a fort for indigenous people: Himanta Biswa Sarma
People protesting against the Citizenship Bill are trying to divide the community, he said while speaking at a BJP rally here.
The accord was signed at the end of six-year-long bloody anti-immigrants' agitation spearheaded by All Assam Students' Union to protect, preserve and promote identity and heritage of the Assamese.
This decision of Bezbaruah, who was meant to head the Committee, came after four of the nine members quit the central government-nominated committee.
In a clear shift of stand over the National Register of Citizenship issue, the Congress on Saturday said it “supports the NRC process” as it flowed from the 1985 Assam accord signed by Rajiv Gandhi.
Rajnath Singh said that the draft NRC has been prepared in accordance with the law and under the supervision of the Supreme Court.