Assam illegal immigrants: SC to commence hearing on validity of Citizenship Act's Section 6A on Oct 17
The Supreme Court will begin hearing on October 17 to examine the constitutionality of Section 6A of the Citizenship Act, which deals with illegal immigrants in Assam. This provision, inserted as a special provision to address the citizenship of those covered by the Assam Accord, sets March 25, 1971 as the cut-off date for granting citizenship to Bangladeshi migrants in Assam.
Constitution Bench to hear challenge to Section 6A of Citizenship Act on October 17
A Constitution Bench led by Chief Justice of India D.Y. Chandrachud on Wednesday decided to hear from October 17 a series of petitions challenging the constitutionality of Section 6A of the Citizenship Act, 1955. Section 6A is a special provision inserted into the 1955 Act in furtherance of a Memorandum of Settlement called the ‘Assam Accord’ signed on August 15, 1985 by the then Rajiv Gandhi government with the leaders of the Assam Movement to …
Assam NRC | Supreme Court To Hear Challenge To Section 6A Citizenship Act From October 17
The Supreme Court today decided that it will commence hearing the batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of Section 6A of the Citizenship Act, 1955 from October 17, 2023. The bench...
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