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NRC: Why the Supreme Court ruling could be a prelude to ethnic cleansing

Those who aren't Assamese are presumed to be Bangladeshis, with no human rights, and existing on the sufferance of the majority

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National Register Of Citizens  |  Nrc  |  Assam

Sanjay Hegde & Pranjal Kishore  |  New Delhi 

The publication of the second draft of the National Register of Citizens for Assam, may have been a judicially monitored exercise. Its indiscriminate application to deny citizenship to over four million inhabitants of the state is cause for grave national concern.

At one end, there have been warnings of a civil war and at the other there has been loose talk about deportations and concentration camps. There is, however, no final solution to a problem that cannot be examined without its historical, geographical, economic and political contexts. History of Assam state Situated at ...

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First Published: Mon, August 06 2018. 12:25 IST
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