Ibad Mushtaq | @imibad

Ibad Mushtaq

Ibad Mushtaq is an advocate practising in the Supreme Court and Delhi High Court. he is also a consulting editor at Indian Journal of Law and Public Policy.

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Law and Citizenship

#NRC: Four million unanswered questions

Excluded names do not belong to a single community or religion, these are a combination of communities — both Muslims and Hindus of Bengali descent, besides Hindi and Nepalese-speaking persons, as well as tribals — with high percentages comprising women, children and daily wage workers having little or no formal education. The glaring lapses in the exercise being undertaken in Assam and the lack of rationality in the exclusion of individuals, stand as a warning bell for any similar process to be implemented in any other part of the country.

November 5,2018

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