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In Cartoons: The NRC List That Will Render 4 Million People Stateless

India | News18 | August 1, 2018, 1:23 pm
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 In an exercise aimed to identify and root out “illegal migrants” in the state of Assam, 40 Lakh people were left out of the final draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC). (Cartoon by Mir Suhail)

In an exercise aimed to identify and root out “illegal migrants” in the state of Assam, 40 Lakh people were left out of the final draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC). (Cartoon by Mir Suhail)

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 This means that people who cannot prove they came to the state before 24 March 1971—when Bangladesh was created—will no longer be accepted as Indian citizens. (Cartoon by Mir Suhail)

This means that people who cannot prove they came to the state before 24 March 1971—when Bangladesh was created—will no longer be accepted as Indian citizens. (Cartoon by Mir Suhail)

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 Officials have said the process is to root out hordes of illegal Bangladeshi migrants, but it has sparked fears of a witch hunt against ethnic minorities in Assam. (Cartoon by Mir Suhail)

Officials have said the process is to root out hordes of illegal Bangladeshi migrants, but it has sparked fears of a witch hunt against ethnic minorities in Assam. (Cartoon by Mir Suhail)

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 However, fearing violence, officials have said that no-one will face immediate deportation and an appeal process will be available to all those who name doesn't feature in the NRC list. (Cartoon by Mir Suhail)

However, fearing violence, officials have said that no-one will face immediate deportation and an appeal process will be available to all those who name doesn't feature in the NRC list. (Cartoon by Mir Suhail)

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 (Cartoon by Mir Suhail)

(Cartoon by Mir Suhail)

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