Jamiat Ulama submits memo to CM over NRC


GUWAHATI, April 13: The leaders of Assam State Jamiat Ulama on Wednesday evening met Chief Minister Sarbanda Sonowal in New Delhi and submitted a memorandum to him regarding NRC updation and eviction drive launched by the Government.

In the memorandum signed by AIUDF chief and Assam State Jamiat Ulama president Badruddin Ajmal, MP Sirajuddin Ajmal, MLA and Jamiat Ulama general secretary Hafiz Bashir Ahmed and jrul Haque Majarbhuya said that a serious problems has arisen creating a complicated situation in preparation of NRC in Assam due to passing of a judgement by Gauhati High Court declaring that the certificates issued by Gaon Panchayat secretaries and countersigned by BDOs and Revenue authorities for the purpose of being used as link certificates for preparation of NRC as  private documents resulting in non-inclusion of 48 lakh married women in the State to remain not included in the draft NRC to be published soon.

"This has created panic and chaos amongst a large section of people in Assam as this document is the only piece of link document submitted by these 48 lakh married women as per the modalities prepared and submitted by Cabinet Sub-Committee with the consent of all parties and approved by Registrar General of India and Supreme Court's nod.  But sine central as well as state governments have not expressed its willingness to prefer appeal against the High Court order, the Supreme Court directed publication of draft NRC keeping in abeyance those certificate certificates. This will affect 48 lakh married woman in Assam belonging to all castes, creed and communities." "So we urge upon the government to file an appeal in the Supreme Court challenging the High Court order," the memorandum added.

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