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Gogoi slams BJP minister Himanta Sarma for backing Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, says legislation unnecessarily disturbing Assam’s identity and culture.
Gogoi also expressed doubt that the government would be able to identify the gunmen who killed 5 people in Tinsukia.
If BJP calls them illegal migrants, then why give them chance? We will expose the BJP, their sincerity and commitment.
Deportation, however, is a problem because Bangladesh won't accept it. That's why we made detention camps. But keeping migrants there is a short-term solution.
RSS changed Assam's political fault line from anti-outsider to anti-migrant to anti-Muslim infiltrator, and simply borrowed leadership from other parties.
The three-time CM fears that both religious and linguistic minorities will suffer as a result of the NRC list despite being genuine Indian citizens. New Delhi: Former Assam chief minister and senior Congress leader Tarun Gogoi has expressed apprehensions over the process of updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC) ahead of the 30 June deadline of releasing the complete draft. Gogoi has claimed that the BJP-led state government too seems to be uneasy about the whole process as the deadline nears. The crucial exercise, aimed at weeding out illegal immigrants from the voter list, is being monitored by the Supreme Court. “We are apprehensive about the NRC exercise. Even the BJP government in Assam itself seems apprehensive,” Gogoi told ThePrint. “They (state government) took up the matter with home minister Rajnath Singh; they have asked for 150 extra companies of central forces and have conducted a mock drill,” the three-time former CM said. “Why...
Ex-CM of Assam claims NRC alone can’t solve problem of illegal migrants if voters’ lists are not corrected.