Mamata taps into the discontent over BJP’s silence on deadline for Act’s implementation
Discontent among the Matuas, comprising Hindu migrants from Bangladesh, has surfaced on many occasions in the past over the issue of delay in implementing the CAA.
Since last year, every time Pinjra Tod activists Natasha Narwal and Devangana Kalita secured bail, the Delhi Police promptly rearrested them on new charges.
“He was frail and bed-ridden over the past few months. He had one last wish -- he wanted to die as an Indian,” Das’s daughter Niyati said.
The North East Students' Organisation appealed to people to "keep fighting for the just cause of our God-given right".
The NRC State Coordinator cited a few examples of anomalies committed during the updating of the register.
Mamata was addressing a rally in Bongaon in North 24 Parganas district where the concentration of Hindu refugees is high.
We will not allow Bengal to be turned into Gujarat, the TMC supremo asserted, claiming that the BJP has destroyed the country through its divisive politics.
According to unverified reports, the affidavit contained the names of around 4,800 persons.
The 'Ashva Puja' of AINRC involved two white horses that were brought to the premises of the new office by former MLA G Nehru.
The union minister said that the rights of every Indian citizen must be protected, adding the need to ensure that taxpayers' money should go to the 'deserving'.
Some of the petitions in the apex court have also raised the issue regarding the process of delimitation in Nagaland and Manipur.
Owaisi said the government should focus on issues such as education, employment and health rather than the CAA and the NRC.
Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Debabrata Saikia said the NRC authorities in Assam had not obtained SC nod to issue the directive.
Though final NRC for Assam was made public in August 2019, it is yet to be notified by the Registrar General of India, leaving the historic and controversial document without any official validity.