India | Narrow Assamese identity thrives amid shameful citizenship process

Narrow Assamese identity thrives amid shameful citizenship process

The creation of a National Register of Citizens to list 'genuine' Indians living in the northeastern state was riddled with contradictions and violence

January 9, 2019 5:43 PM (UTC+8)
Indian Muslims rally in Kolkata against the Assam government  and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to demand the immediate withdrawal of the National Register of Citizens on July 31, 2018. Photo: Debajyoti Chakraborty / NurPhoto / AFP
Indian Muslims rally in Kolkata against the Assam government and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to demand the immediate withdrawal of the National Register of Citizens on July 31, 2018. Photo: Debajyoti Chakraborty / NurPhoto / AFP
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