He alleged that the CAA was introduced by the BJP government to 'calm down' those people whose names have been excluded in the final updated NRC list in Assam.
The year of 2019 ended with the country deeply divided on the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA).
An improving economic scenario in Bangladesh was also a reason for the return of its nationals from India, BSF Inspector General of Meghalaya frontier, Kuldeep Saini said.
The APW also petitioned for a third-party audit by an internationally acclaimed organisation into the functioning of the software, application and IT infrastructure utilised in the whole process.
More than 19 lakh people, a sizeable number of them Hindus, were excluded from the final NRC list that was published on August 31.
He said that both PM Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah vowed to deport illegal immigrants which is yet to be done.
In Guwahati, unknown protestors put up posters with messages against the Bill outside the private residences of the CM’s media advisor Hrishikesh Goswami.
BJP demands apology from Adhir Chowdhury for calling Modi, Shah 'infilitrators', raises Sonia's foreign origin
In an apparent way, Joshi also called Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi an "infiltrator" in reference to her foreign origins.
The ongoing Foreigner tribunal cases, D or ‘doubtful’ voters and reference cases should be brought under the ambit of NRC, the report has recommended.
The woman, Archismita Choudhury, said she had suffered the ignominy on Sunday at around 6:30 am upon landing from Bangkok.
The updated final NRC was released on August 31, with over 1.9 million applicants failing to make it to the list.
The foreigners, currently lodged in detention camps, were booked under the Passport Act for their illegal entry into India.
USCRIF on Friday said that a number of domestic and international organisations have expressed concern that the NRC is a 'targeted mechanism to disenfranchise Assam's Bengali Muslim community'.
Instead of expediting work, the newly-appointed Assam NRC coordinator Hitesh Dev Sarma is on a month-long leave.
Justice Gogoi said the guesswork that is often associated with the influx of illegal migrants has over the years infused political turmoil and instability in Assam.