Assam BJP MLA asked to prove Citizenship by Foreigners Tribunal

Guwahati, May 18: At a time when the state is preparing for the final draft of the National Register of Citizen (NRC) another sensational incident took place in Barak Valley’s Cachar after BJP MLA from Borkhola constituency was served with a notice by the Foreigners’ Tribunal.

The Foreigners’ Tribunal has served a notice suspected the BJP MLA Kishore Nath and six members of his family to be doubtful voters. The Foreigners’ Tribunal No 1, Cachar sent the notice to the BJP MLA this morning.

The FT has sent notices to Nath’s wife Nilima Nath, his four brothers Matilal Nath, Pradip Nath, Jagdish Nath, Manik Nath and sister in law Rakhi Nath.

Kishore Nath along with his family members will soon have to appear before an FT judge in order to prove that they are citizens of India. If they fail to prove their citizenship then there are chances that legal actions might be initiated against them.