August 31, 2019 09:18:35 IST. If it was truly involved in the movement, can it produce the memorandum submitted by it to the government in the year 1979-1980 demanding NRC update when the agitation began?” he further asked. Unlimited access to all content on any device through browser or app. It was due to the long history of immigration which is a threat to the indigenous culture and population of the state. Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, of the Sangh Parivar, recently held a protest demanding 100 percent re-verification of the NRC before it is published. A federal US commission on international religious freedom has alleged that National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam is a tool to "target religious minorities and to render Muslims stateless". Spreading baseless rumours is nothing but a crime. WASHINGTON, DC – The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today released a report on the religious freedom implications of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the northeastern Indian state of Assam. Gogoi also expressed surprise over the AAMSU and ABVP "suddenly becoming concerned" about the issue of citizenship when they "maintained silence on the issue" over the past few years. AASU’s stand is clear—we are against any foreigner, irrespective of their religion,” Gogoi added. The government should immediately arrest these persons.”. Observing that the final NRC list, which validates bona fide Indian citizens of Assam, has excluded 19 lakh residents, the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) 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, ... Key stories on business-standard.com are available to premium subscribers only. The Earth, Space & the Human Race Podcast Ep 8: Are people in India\'s cities malnourished too.
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The final list of people in updated National Register of Citizen (NRC) that has been published on Saturday has stripped nearly 19 lakh people in the north-eastern state of Assam … “The AAMSU is worried that many illegal immigrants may not find their names out of the NRC. However, the AASU is not happy with the number of people who have been excluded from the NRC list. So now the judiciary should take steps to review it, as we suspect wrongful inclusion in the list.”, Lurinjyoti Gogoi, general secretary of the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU), said: “There is a historical background why NRC was prepared only in Assam in 1951. PTI. The All Assam Minority Students Union (AAMSU) recently held a press conference expressing apprehensions that the NRC may include names of illegal immigrants from Bangladesh while excluding many bonafide citizens. Aparajita Bhuyan, Assam BJP spokesperson, told The Sunday Guardian: “It would be better not to have this kind of NRC where many immigrants got their names enrolled. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed. The list published on August 31 last year was meant to be an updated version of the 1951 NRC compiled in Assam soon after the great population exchanges of Partition. Get complete demographics about Assam. Principally, the NRC should have been updated from time to time, but it is now that the NRC has been updated. Enjoy Reading! “NRC is a list of Indian citizens. 15107 (For Assam), 18003453762 (For Outside Assam) NRC 2nd List Online Checking ASSAM NRC 2ND LIST PDF 5 Ways of Checking Your Name in Part Publication of Draft NRC Assam Interestingly, ethnic bodies in Assam, which have been demanding the NRC update for the past 35 years, have dubbed the AAMSU and ABVP stance a ploy to further their own agendas. The Bharatiya Janata Party is “highly dissatisfied” with the NRC’s low rate of exclusion. With 1.9 million names of residents of Assam left off the updated NRC list, the report raises concerns about how the NRC process is being used to … Hence both the organisations want the NRC process to be derailed,” he alleged.
Partition of India took immigration to new heights. To cancel, communicate from your registered email id and send the mail with the request to, Access Exclusive content - articles, features & opinion pieces, Weekly Industry/Genre specific newsletters - Choose multiple industries/genres, Access to 17 plus years of content archives, Set Stock price alerts for your portfolio and watch list and get them delivered to your e-mail box, End of day news alerts on 5 companies (via email). Assam district wise population, population based on religion in Assam. © SUNDAY GUARDIAN LIVE 2020 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. If we do not get a flawless NRC even after the compromising 20 years of infiltration into Assam then what is the point in updating the NRC?” Kedia asked.
Some international humanitarian organisations have gone to the extent of issuing a “genocide alert”. Ankur Tamuliphukan, a history scholar from Assam, criticised some Delhi-based activists and media organisations for ignoring the local context and specificity of the region. As a premium subscriber you get an across device unfettered access to a range of services which include: Welcome to the premium services of Business Standard brought to you courtesy FIS. “The ABVP claiming credit for the Assam Movement does not suit it. It reeks of its ill motives.”, Updated Date: