Being human in Assam: India can’t strip the citizenship of people who have built a life here for 47 years

A large part of Assam’s 3.3 crore population is supposed to comprise illegal immigrants, most of them from Bangladesh. The problem became so big that it led to the Assam Agitation against illegal immigrants, which ended in August 1985 following the Assam Accord, which was signed by leaders of the agitation and the Government of India. This 1985 Assam Accord, signed 33 years ago, is finally being implemented now and creating a whole new set of problems. Read more…

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