Fate of 1.9 mn people excluded from NRC hangs in the balance2 min read 01 Sep 2019, 11:52 PM IST
Assam govt officials say those excluded from citizens’ register won’t lose fundamental, voting rights for now
39 designated courts will divide peoples’ appeals into clusters that foreigners tribunals will decide on
Uncertainty plagues a large section of the people of Assam as the National Register of Citizens (NRC) released on Saturday left out about 1.9 million people in the state, potentially rendering them “stateless." The fate of this large section of the populace hangs in the balance, as the foreigners’ tribunals are unlikely to take a decision on their status before four months.
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