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Disbelief, confusion as India citizenship register divides families

By AFP
11 Sep 2019   |   2:47 pm   |  
Nearly two million people face statelessness after being excluded from India's controversial National Register of Citizens aimed at weeding out "foreign infiltrators". The process was expected to mostly exclude Muslims, amid claims India's ruling Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party was using it to shore up its Hindu voting community. But many Hindus are now in limbo after they were also left off the list.


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