Briefings In Media

Delhi-based Rights group says over 1 lakh STs excluded from Assam NRC, The Hindu

The HinduGUWAHATI, September 02, 2019 According to the Rights and Risks Analysis Group, the exclusion is connected to the rejection of land ownership under the Forest Rights Act. A New Delhi-based rights group on Monday claimed that more than 1,00,000 Scheduled Tribes who are original inhabitants of Assam have been excluded from the State’s controversial National Register […]


Assam NRC final list: Rights group terms it largest incident of making people ‘stateless’ in decades

The HinduGuwahati, August 31, 2019 A New Delhi-based rights group has termed the exclusion of 19,06,657 people from the Assam National Register of Citizens (NRC) as the largest incident of making people “stateless” in decades. Sri Lanka’s 1948 declaration of about 9,75,000 descendants of Indian-origin Tamils as ‘non-nationals is the next largest purging move’, the Rights and Risk […]

Briefings In Media

Assam NRC: Rights body says state had lowest decadal population growth rate in Northeast from 1971-2011, The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express 29 August 2019 The National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam is being updated based on March 24, 1971 as the cut-off date. GUWAHATI: Assam had the lowest average decadal population growth rate of 20.90 per cent in the Northeast from 1971 to 2011, said a Rights body and Risks Analysis […]