National Register of Citizens (NRC): Heartless State Throws a Pregnant Woman in Jail in Assam

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The final list of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) is all set to be published on July 30, but thousands of people have already been stripped of their citizenship on account of minor discrepancies in paperwork.
02 Jul 2018

As part of our series on people in Assam who have either been declared ‘doubtful voters’ or foreigners after an allegedly flawed and arbitrary process of determining citizenship, let’s meet Rashminara Begum who was arrested and placed in a detention centre at Kokrajhar despite the fact that she was pregnant.

The final list of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) is all set to be published on July 30, but thousands of people have already been stripped of their citizenship on account of minor discrepancies in paperwork.

 

Related: Assam: Final publication of draft NRC on July 30

 

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