articles by Angshuman Choudhury and Jonmani Das

India

Citizenship Amendment Bill fails to address key questions on Section 6A of existing Act, sidelines Assam Accord

For dominant Assamese-speaking groups in the Brahmaputra Valley, particularly, who have been opposing illegal immigration from Bangladesh for decades now, this is a downright unacceptable prospect and a turnaround of the BJP’s election agenda to expel all ‘illegals’ from Assam.

India

Citizenship Bill: JPC report shows how proposed law violates constitutional principles of equality before law

There has been much criticism on how the Citizenship Amendment Bill, by selectively picking six religious denominations, violates the core principles of equality before the law (Article 14) embedded in India’s Constitution.