India’s National Register of Citizens(NRC)  leaves out 1.9 million

India’s National Register of Citizens(NRC) leaves out 1.9 million

India’s National Register of Citizens (NRC) leaves out 1.9 million people, prompting concerns of pushing people into statelessness by UNHCR head Filippo Grandi. The NRC exercise was initiated to weed out immigrants from Bangladesh who have been illegally settling down in northeastern India.

Kathy
Kathy
Grant
Grant 5 months

The New York Post link is broken but the page is live: https://nypost.com/2019/08/31/india-state-citizenship-list-leaves-out-nearly-2m-people-splitting-families/

The Gas Mask Man
The Gas Mask Man 5 months

ignore this and remember orange man bad and only white people would do things like separating illegal immigrants from their child so this could never happen

Paul C
Paul C 5 months

Some interesting details here: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assam Particularly under the "Problems of the state" section. Apparently the protesting against illegal immigrations in the '80's included over 800 people committing suicide as a form of protest advocating for an "Infiltration Free Assam."

michael zubas
michael zubas 5 months

whoa! thats pretty inductive of the situation there

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