Where Are 40 Lakh Immigrants?: Digvijaya Singh Asks Amit Shah, BJP
Sunday, September 8, 2019, 11:41 AM
Senior-Congress-leader Digvijaya Singh alleged that Union-Home-Minister Amit Shah used to claim that there were 40-lakh illegal immigrants in Assam, which was belied by the NRC. The BJP-led government at the Centre was misleading the public on the issue, the Rajya Sabha member said in the city. "Shah used to say there are 40-lakh immigrants (in Assam). Now, where are these immigrants?" Mr Singh said.
Congress Leader Shashi Tharoor Criticises Centre Over Assam Citizenship List
Saturday, July 20, 2019, 8:13 AM
Lakhs of people have been wrongly included in the draft National Register of Citizens being prepared in Assam to weed out illegal immigrants, centre told the Supreme Court today, asking for more time to finalise the list. "India can't be world's refugee capital," Solicitor General Tushar Mehta told the top court, appearing on behalf of the central government.