Since NRC authorities are yet to start the process of issuing certificates giving reasons for their exclusion, there is a possibility of the coordinator approaching the SC seeking an extended period.
Those who have been excluded from the National Register of Citizens have 120 days to appeal against it at Foreigners Tribunals.
The Foreigners' Tribunals are Quasi-judicial courts mandated to hear appeals of those excluded from the NRC.
Persons left out of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) will not be detained under any circumstances until foreigners tribunals (FTs) declare it.
The four released in Goalpara are the first to walk to freedom since Assam took a decision on the conditional release of declared foreigners who have already spent at least three years in detention.
The Foreigners’ Tribunal in Jorhat declared Muzibur Rahman and his wife as a foreigner, ex-parte – without hearing his case.
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.
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.
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.
Noted advocate Indira Jaising had told the court the retired Army officer possessed sufficient documents to establish that he is a genuine Indian citizen.
Retired Army honourary captain Md. Sanaullah's family members have decided to file a case against the Assam Border Police for allegedly conspiring to declare Sanaullah a "foreigner".
People with cases pending at Foreigners Tribunal will not make it to final Assam NRC list: State-coordinator
Prateek Hajela said names of some foreigners have entered the NRC final draft published on July 30 as they concealed the fact that they had cases pending against them in the Foreigners' Tribunal.