The Supreme Court’s verdict on the Illegal Migrants (Determination by Tribunals) Act, as unconstitutional has closed one chapter of a long saga, but it will. So scrapping of the IMDT Act led to kneejerk reactions from about a dozen minor political parties in Assam which had been crying foul of. IMDT Act Latest Breaking News, Pictures, Videos, and Special Reports from The Economic Times. IMDT Act Blogs, Comments and Archive News on.

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The three km restriction was subsequently modified and now the complainant could be from the same police station limits as the accused, while the deposit sum was reduced to Rs We will protect Assam’s interest: Says the act should stay.

Congress accuses BJP of misleading people on infiltration 6 Dec, You won’t be able to use WhatsApp on these devices in From putting China ties on even keel to getting crucial US waivers, Modi govt managed geopolitics with flair in The growing clout of the AIUDF made some of the Congress leaders in Assam jittery which wanted to have a tie-up with the Ajmal-led party in Assembly polls, but the then chief minister of Assam, Tarun Gogoi whose famous quote: Get instant notifications from Economic Times Allow Not now.

Section 9 of the Act states that, where the nationality of a person is not evident as per preceding section 8, the onus of proving whether a person is a foreigner or not, shall lie upon such person. Caught in the cycle of debt and death, India’s farmers drove home the severity of the agrarian crisis in In what coul d put the issue of illegal influx from Bangladesh back on the political centrestage, the Supreme Court struck down as as unconstitutional the Illegal Migrants Act.

Incidentally, the original Act had put the quorum of the tribunal at three, which was later amended to two. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. According to this act an illegal migrant is a person who: Even of this 16, barely five were functional bywhile the remaining 11 remained defunct with just one person on the Bench against the required strength of two judges.

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Discussions in the select committee go on. National Entrepreneurship Awards Assam-based perfume mogul, Badruddin Ajmal then came to the forefront of the state’s politics for the first time projecting himself as the messiah of religious minorities Muslims who were apprehending harassment in the wake of the scrapping of the IMDT Act.

It may be noted that as per Assam Accord illegal migrants coming to Assam after March 25, must be detected and deported irrespective of their religion. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. However, under the Illegal Migrants Determination by Tribunal IMDT Act, the burden of proving the citizenship or otherwise rested on the accuser and the police, not the accused.

E A person can zct complaint only against maximum ten infiltrators. On 9 Augustthe Supreme Court hearing a public interest litigation petition seeking a direction for deportation of illegal migrants, was told that the Government of India, as a matter of policy, “does not support any kind of illegal migration either into its territory or illegal immigration of its citizens.

The party gradually gained base among the immigrant Muslim population in the state at the expense of Congress. Pro-democracy icon turned iron lady, Awami League leader oversaw 10 years of economic growth.

Never miss a great news story! The poor implementation of the IMDT Act is clear from the fact that compared to 30 tribunals provided for in the original Act, only 16 were finally approved.

Owing to such infiltration, nature of population in Assam has been spoilt and it is a matter of great concern. Have you cat these stories?

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The only Act acy the imet world under which a complainant has to prove offence of a criminal! For instance, the Act provided for two individuals living within a radius of 3 km of a suspected illegal migrant to approach an IMDT Tribunal, deposit a sum Rs 25 and then file a complaint. Number of User Comments: Ironically, there was no member in the Lok Imt from Assam’s Brahmaputra Valley when the act was passed, since elections could not be held in the state in Ajmal and his party launched a tirade against the Congress stating that the Congress despite being ijdt the seat of power failed to prevent the scrapping of the IMDT Act thereby exposing the minorities mainly immigrant Muslims to harassment in the process of detection and deportation of illegal migrants in Assam.


CSR Compendium Touching lives of many. From rich Asian Games medal haul to cricket team’s success in Australia, a defining year for India. The IMDT Act, enacted inremained more of a legislation on paper with provisions designed to make it lmdt for the authorities to identify, leave alone deport, illegal Ban-gl-adeshis from Assam. In other words, illegal immigrants from Bangladesh escaped provisions of the IMDT Act for the simple reason that each time they were reported to the Assam police, they shifted to another location, becoming untraceable.

This Act is un-Constitutional, divisive and against all other laws.

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Your Reason has been Reported to the admin. Get instant notifications from Economic Times Allow Not now You can switch off notifications anytime using browser settings. Assam is divided over the amendment bill, with the Bengali-dominated Barak valley supporting the bill while Brahmaputra valley has opposed it. Retrieved from ” https: It asserted that the demand for deleting the names of alleged 41 lakh doubtful voters from the list of on the basis of religious and linguistic profiling would prima facie be illegal, arbitrary and violative of the secular and democratic credentials of India.

And if a case made it past these requirements, a system of tribunals made up of retired judges would finally decide on deportation based on the facts.

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