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Gauhati High Court Announced that, Person who is declare ‘illegal’ won,t have political rights or right to land

The Gauhati High Court on wednesday announced that any person who has been lawfully declared as an 'illegal' will no longer have any political rights or rights to land.

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The Gauhati High Court on wednesday announced that any person who has been lawfully declared as an ‘illegal’ will no longer have any political rights or rights to land.

The Gauhati High Court has clearly stated that any person who has been considered as an illegal will no longer have any political rights. This means that such persons will not be able to cast vote during elections.

The illegal person will also no longer have any more rights over land or property. The court stated that any illegal person in possession of land or property in the state will be seized by the government.

The court also made it clear that the government will have to provide education and health facilities to such persons declared as illegals.

Gauhati High Court further stated that any such person declared as illegal, if they are the beneficiary of any welfare scheme, will also be blocked from the benefits of the scheme.

The High Court has stated a total of 32,281 persons have been declared as illegals or foreigners in Assam so far. On the other hand, 97,714 cases are still pending in this regard.

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