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Sonowal promises to grant land pattas to over 40,000 landless indigenous people; clearly define criteria, Congress tells Assam CM
Politics

Sonowal promises to grant land pattas to over 40,000 landless indigenous people; clearly define criteria, Congress tells Assam CM

The Congress has asked the state government to define the term indigenous since the Sarbananda Sonowal government in Assam has decided to provide land pattas to more than 40,000 landless indigenous people on 28 January

SC transfers Assam NRC coordinator Prateek Hajela to Madhya Pradesh without justifying reasons for move
India

SC transfers Assam NRC coordinator Prateek Hajela to Madhya Pradesh without justifying reasons for move

Supreme Court transfers Assam NRC coordinator Prateek Hajela to Madhya Pradesh on deputation

FIRs lodged against Assam NRC coordinator Prateek Hajela for 'deliberate' exclusion of indigenous people from final list
India

FIRs lodged against Assam NRC coordinator Prateek Hajela for 'deliberate' exclusion of indigenous people from final list

A third complaint was also filed by NGO Assam Public Works (APW) at Guwahati's Geetanagar police station against three declared foreigners, whose names figured in the final NRC, and against the NRC authorities of Morigaon, who were allegedly responsible for including their names.