Mi­grants and be­yond

FrontLine - - IMMIGRATION ISSUES - BY HAREKRISHNA DEKA

Against As­sam’s che­quered his­tory of il­le­gal im­mi­grants, the re­cent cam­paigns against the up­dat­ing of the Na­tional Reg­is­ter of Cit­i­zens are seen as at­tempts to com­mu­nalise the ex­er­cise and over­look the his­tor­i­cal loss of po­lit­i­cal and eco­nomic space suf­fered by its in­dige­nous peo­ple.

RITU RAJ KONWAR

AT AN NRC CEN­TRE at May­ong vil­lage in Mori­gaon dis­trict on Au­gust 13, peo­ple whose names were left out of the fi­nal draft wait to col­lect claim forms for the in­clu­sion of their names.

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