Centre grants citizenship to Chakma, Hajong refugees

Centre grants citizenship to Chakma, Hajong refugees

Some one lakh Chakma and Hajong refugees are believed to be staying in India.

Sep 18, 2017, 19:02 PM IST

Chakma-Hajong logjam: Arunachal Pradesh students protest in Delhi

Hundreds of students from Arunachal Pradesh staged a protest rally here on Friday against the Supreme Court's ruling granting citizenship to Chakma and Hajong refugees from Bangladesh living in Arunachal Pradesh.

Oct 16, 2015, 17:55 PM IST

Arunachal CM convenes all-party meeting on Chakma-Hajong issue

 Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki today convened an all-party meet here to discuss the Chakma-Hajong refugee issue in the backdrop of the recent Supreme Court judgment with regard to grant of Indian citizenship to Chakmas and Hajongs and their permanent settlement in the state.

Sep 28, 2015, 19:58 PM IST

Centre, Arunachal govt in tight spot over SC ruling on Chakmas

The Supreme Court's direction to confer citizenships to Chakma and Hajong refugees has put both the Centre and Arunachal Pradesh government in a tight spot as the compliance of the order has to be completed within three months.

Sep 27, 2015, 20:58 PM IST

Grant citizenship to Chakma, Hajong tribals in three months: SC

The Supreme Court has directed the Centre and Arunachal Pradesh government to grant citizenship within three months to Chakma and Hajong tribals who had migrated from Bangladesh in 1964-69, saying they cannot be discriminated in any manner,

Sep 20, 2015, 09:51 AM IST

Chakma and Tripuri refugees repatriated to Bangladesh

All the 92 people of Chakma and Tripuri community from the Chittagong Hill tract in Bangladesh, who took refuge in Dhalai district following an ethnic strife there, have been repatriated, officials said on Sunday.

Jun 08, 2014, 23:54 PM IST

Tibeto-Burman populations of Bangladesh had Indian ancestry

A new study has found that the Tibeto-Burman populations of Bangladesh carry substantially higher mainland Indian ancestry component than either northeast Indian or Southeast Asian Tibeto-Burman speaking people.

Oct 16, 2013, 10:58 AM IST

Chakma refugees and indigenous Singpho clash in AP

Situation in Miao town continued to remain tense following group clash between Chakma refugees and indigenous Singpho residents over a plot of land.

Dec 25, 2012, 12:54 PM IST