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9 years after he was declared a ‘foreigner’, HC gives Assam man another chance

22/01/2023 07:07 PM | Click to read full article

The records of the proceedings in the FT court reveal that documents provided by Das showed his ancestors’ names were different in a number of documents. As a result, nine years ago, a Foreigners Tribunal court in Karimganj declared Ranjit Das, a resident of the Patharkandi area of the district, as a foreigner who entered India illegally after 1971. According to the High Court, the Tribunal should give Ranjit Das the opportunity to explain the errors in the name in various documents. 

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