BISWANATH CHARIALI, June 25 - The Biswanath district committee of the Communist Party of India (M) has strongly condemned the recent incident of an Indian citizen being sent to the detention camp by a Foreigners� Tribunal at Dhalaibil.
According to allegations levelled by the party, one Amila Shah, wife of Ram Dulal Shah of Dhalaibil under Jamuguri Police Station in Biswanath district was arrested as a foreigner on June 15 and sent to a detention camp at Tezpur by the Foreigners� Tribunal of Tezpur in Sonitpur district based on Case No. D/C 5424/13 filed by Border Police of Sonitpur district.
Amila is the daughter of late Keshav Prasad Gupta of Pratapgarh Tea Estate of Biswanath Chariali, and whose family has been living in Assam since the days of the British rule.
Late Keshav Prasad Gupta�s name was also enrolled in the National Register of Citizens (NRC) published in 1951. Anila had deposited her required documents with the tribunal before her arrest.
In the meantime, the CPM has urged the government to reverify her documents again and also to initiate steps for her early release.