The Centre will involve non-locals in the NRC reverification process to ensure non-Indians don’t make it to the final list of Assam NRC.
CJI Ranjan Gogoi said about 80 lakh people have already been re-verified in the process of disposal of claims and objections in the NRC process.
The Centre told a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi that India cannot be the refugee capital of the world.
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta mentioned the matter for an urgent hearing, saying that it will not be possible to complete the NRC by July 31.
The poem, in an East Bengali dialect, spoke about the alleged discrimination towards Bengali-speaking Muslims in Assam.
The poem was written in the colloquial Miya dialect – a spoken language of the Bengali-speaking Muslims in Assam.
The paralytic Muslim man said his citizenship was being stripped over his inability to depute a person to appear before the Foreigners Tribunal instead of him.
Akbar Ali is enraged on being “cheated” by his Bangladeshi in-laws. He said they had married off Morzina Bibi to him by hiding the fact that all of them are Bangladeshi nationals.
Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said this in a written reply to a question in the Upper House.
Azizul Hoque, who is lodged in a detention centre since March 24, 2017, was declared a foreigner by a tribunal in Assam in ex-parte proceedings as he failed to appear due to lower-limb paralysis.
The court asked the government to release those who have been incarcerated for more than three years on producing two Indian sureties of Rs 1 lakh each, among other conditions.
The complete draft NRC, published on July 30 last year, did not contain the names of over 40 lakh people. An estimated around 3.29 crore people had applied for inclusion of their names in NRC.
Dolly’s family claimed she was born in Lower Assam’s Barpeta district and she possessed several documents to prove her Indian citizenship.
The veteran Army Captain was detained by the border wing of the Assam Police last month after a Foreigners' Tribunal in Assam declared him a 'foreigner'.
Goalpara police said the formalities in the case would be done in Kamrup (rural) district. Following the medical examination, he is likely to be released.