In Odisha's Kendrapara district, Bangladeshi Hindus told to 'quit India' rejoice over CAA, but remain wary of U-turn on citizenship
The Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 has brought relief to the 1,551 families of Mahakalapada and Rajnagar blocks in Kendraparain district in Odisha, who were served with a 'quit India' notice under Foreigners Act
"In Assam, the people listed in the EPIC did not have names in the NRC list. There is a high possibility of them to flee from there and settle in Meghalaya," Synrem said.
Quest for citizenship: As millions try to prove nationality in Assam, one man's story reveals the burden of proof
Around 5 million illegal immigrants have been estimated in Assam over 51 years, according to data provided by the Assam Border Police Organisation
Bangladesh has been overwhelmed by Rohingya Muslims since violence erupted in Buddhist-dominated Myanmar's Rakhine state
India is a major power in the region, it can't sit idle when Hindus are being brutally slaughtered in a neighbouring country," he said.