Supreme Court seeks reply from Center on petition against harassment of minorities in Assam.


New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Center and the Assam government in a petition seeking restraint of people belonging to religious and linguistic minority communities in the state from locating alleged foreigners and harassing them under the pretext of deportation. The request was made.

A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Surya Kant issued the notice and directed to make a list of the matter after dealing with the pending matter before the Constitutional Bench of 2015, which is related to ratification of provisions of Citizenship Act, which is Assam. Provides the basis of NRC.
The bench said, “In view of the reference that has been made, make a list after handling the reference. A writ petition should be filed after disposing of the reference. ”

Senior Advocate Sanjay Hegde, appearing on behalf of Asom Sankhyalaghu Sangram Parishad, said that there is a saying that people cross borders but sometimes people cross borders too.

He said that the state coordinator of Assam NRC has applied for re-verification of National Register of Citizenship (NRC).

Hegde said the petition also seeks removal of the power to remove or remove any person from the final list of the NRC of Assam on August 31, 2019.
The petition provides facilities to the Registrar General of India to finalize the draft list of NRC published on 31st August 2019, issue NRC identity cards to all persons included in the final list, and give priority to those who have been left behind to appeal. Praying has also been done. People belonging to the NRC.

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