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A school drop-out, who only speaks in broken Bengali, Sammanit said she never knew she had a case against her. She does not now know how to procure relevant papers because her husband died in 2004.(HT image)

Trapped in the NRC legalese

Hojai/Baksa/Guwahati | By Sadiq Naqvi and Dhrubo Jyoti
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 05:23 PM IST
The National Register of Citizens (NRC) was designed as a gender neutral process. But lack of education and stunted access to documentation may have hurt many women’s chances of making it to the citizens’ register
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