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Anti-CAA deaths; Gaurav Gogoi moves National Human Rights Commission

Assam MP Gaurav Gogoi has written a letter to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to know if it has taken any

Gaurav Gogoi

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  12 Sep 2020 3:17 AM GMT

STAFF REPORTER

GUWAHATI: Assam MP Gaurav Gogoi has written a letter to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to know if it has taken any steps to find out the 'truth' behind the death the death of five protestors during the agitation against the contentious CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act) in December, 2019. The protestors who lost their lives were – Sam Stafford, Dipanjal Das, Abdul Alim, Ishwar Nayak, and Dwijendra Panging. In his letter, Gogoi underlined that the people of Assam do not accept the CAA because it violates the Assam Accord and makes the NRC (National Register of Citizens) 'toothless'. Further, he said the Act is unconstitutional as it violates the basic structure of the Indian Constitution and is against articles 14 and 21.

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