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The demand for the NRC exercise to weed out infiltrators has been gaining momentum since last year in the state, which shares over 2000-km-long border with Bangladesh.document.write("");googletag.cmd.push(function(){googletag.defineOutOfPageSlot('/6516239/outofpage_1x1_desktop','div-gpt-ad-1490771277198-0').addService(googletag.pubads());googletag.pubads().enableSyncRendering();googletag.enableServices();}); However, the publication of the final NRC list in Assam, which left out over 19.6 lakh people - of which around 12 lakh are Hindus and Bengali Hindus - has changed the political narrative in the state to a great extent. Ilias Ali, Congress MLA from Dalgaon, has made it to the NRC but his daughter has not. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Thereafter, claims were received from 36,26,630 people against exclusions. Kindly visit the Manage my subscription page to discover the benefits of this programme. Opposition Congress and CPI(M), however, are of the opinion that both the BJP and the TMC are using the matter to serve their own political interests with utter disregard for the suffering for the masses. Alleged large-scale illegal immigration from East Pakistan (1947-1971) and Bangladesh since 1971 led to the anti-foreigners’ agitation in 1979 and the signing of the Assam Accord that sought the updating of the 1951 register. We have been keeping you up-to-date with information on the developments in India and the world that have a bearing on our health and wellbeing, our lives and livelihoods, during these difficult times. Mr. Sonowal further assured that those whose names have been excluded from the NRC will get an opportunity to file their appeal and be heard in the Foreigners’ Tribunal (FT) as per the direction of the Union Home Ministry. “I don’t think this is the final list. The Hindu has always stood for journalism that is in the public interest. But troublemakers will be dealt with firmly.”. More than 41 lakh people were excluded from the draft NRC in two phases, of whom 3.61 lakh did not re-apply for inclusion. The unease is more among people of Bengal origin, both Hindus and Muslims. 2005: Supreme Court strikes down IMDT Act as unconstitutional. Each person excluded will have a maximum of 120 days or four months from the date of publication of the final NRC to challenge his or her case at a Foreigners’ Tribunal, which has to dispose of the case within six months. | Photo Credit: To enable wide dissemination of news that is in public interest, we have increased the number of articles that can be read free, and extended free trial periods. “My son is in the exclusion list too. | Photo Credit: The applicants were provided adequate opportunities of being heard at every stage of the process conducted as per statutory provisions and due procedure followed at every State, he added. It seems there were some deficiencies in the updatation process. The ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) has been on the offensive by milking the issue of updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC) as an "anti-Bengali" move on the part of the saffron party. Independence Bangladesh comes into existence. July 30, 2018: Another Draft NRC published, 40 lakh of 2.9 crore people excluded. The spectre of NRC implementation is fast turning Bengal into a political battleground, with the TMC appearing to have an advantage over the BJP after the omission of a large number of Hindu Bengalis from the register in saffron party-ruled Assam. Nevertheless, the exclusion of around 12 lakh Hindus from the final NRC list in Assam has put the saffron party in a precarious situation. Watch: What will the US election results mean for India? Copyrights © 2020 Business Standard Private Ltd. All rights reserved. "In Bengal, we would first implement citizenship bill and then the NRC. “The biometric data taken during the process of claims of the NRC will ensure that those who are in the final NRC will get Aadhaar and those who could not prove their Indian citizenship will not get it anywhere in the country,” a senior home ministry official said. It shows that it is a tool to target Bengalis. The Supreme Court intervened to have the NRC exercise started in 2013. “We have taken various measures such as holding meetings with civil society organisations, panchayat leaders and village defence forces. Explained | How will the government regulate online news and OTT platforms? The AASU is a signatory to the Assam Accord, a 1985 document that provided for “detection, deletion and deportation” of illegal foreigners from Assam. However, we have a request for those who can afford to subscribe: please do. Watch | How is the U.S. President elected? “One thing is sure that many genuine Indians were left out of the NRC. As long as the appellant’s plea remains sub-judice with the Foreigner’s Tribunal, he or she cannot be treated as a foreigner, the chief minister said in a statement. The Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangha (BGP) has claimed that more than 1 lakh people belonging to the community have been excluded from Assam’s final NRC. Kolkata  The Congress claims that many genuine Indian citizens were dropped from the final National Register of Citizens list irrespective of linguistic and religious lines. Addressing a press conference, Mr. Gogoi said the final figure of exclusion did not reach near the figures officially announced by the authorities on various occasions. Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard. State BGP president Nityananda Upadhyay said the figure was arrived at by speaking to members of local units of the organisation across the State. The following is the timeline of the immigration issue in Assam since Independence to the publication of the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) on Saturday, August 31,2019. The three-day training was organised last week by Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP), a non-governmental organisation, in Guwahati to “navigate the complex issue of citizenship after the publication of the list”. “We (AGP) are not at all happy about it (the exclusions). The list otherwise is believed to comprise mostly Bengali-speaking Hindus and Muslims. Last Updated at September 22, 2019 13:40 IST. This is very unfortunate,"  he said. Assam NRC: guide to check names in final list published. All decisions of inclusion and exclusion were taken by these statutory officers in an objective and transparent manner, Mr. Hajela said. “If we see that FTs are delivering adverse judgements on the appeals by genuine Indian citizens, we will not wait for the entire 19 lakh cases to be disposed off. Each excluded person will have 120 days to file an appeal at any of the existing 100 Foreigners’ Tribunals — 200 more are to be established within a month — which in turn will have to dispose of the cases within six months. It stated, among other clauses, that foreigners who came to Assam on or after March 25, 1971 shall be expelled. Your support for our journalism is invaluable. A pilot project was launched the following year in Barpeta in western Assam and Chhaygaon near Guwahati. "The BJP has said if it comes to power, it will implement NRC in Bengal. 2013: Supreme Court takes up APW petition, directs Centre, state to begin the process for updating NRC. “The AICC noted that there was sufficient circumstantial evidence to indicate that the 19,06,659 people, who have been excluded from the final NRC, included many genuine Indian citizens, cutting across linguistic and religious lines,” a party statement says. The party has now said that the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill would be implemented first, which would provide Hindu refugees Indian nationality, and then the process to oust “Muslim infiltrators” would be carried out. Business Standard is happy to inform you of the launch of "Business Standard Premium Services". The TMC supremo had led a rally against NRC on September 12 here. At least 200 of the additional Foreigners’ Tribunals are expected to be set up by September with the government already having appointed 221 new members. The particulars submitted by the applicants were taken up for scrutiny to determine the eligibility of their inclusion in the NRC. The process of receipt of NRC application forms started in May 2015 and ended on August 31, 2015. Among more than a score of such families is that of Brigadier K.P. Project shelved. As a subscriber, you are not only a beneficiary of our work but also its enabler. Press Trust of India  | 

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