Using the Illegal Migrants Determination by Tribunals Act, [henceforth the IMDT Act], we aim to illustrate how the relationship of forclusion. NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court held that the Illegal Migrants (Determination by Tribunals) Act, and rules “has created the biggest hurdle. Tribunals) Act, (for short “the IMDT Act”) as unconstitutional, null and ( Determination by Tribunals) Act, and the Illegal Migrants.

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Owing to such infiltration, nature of population in Assam has been spoilt and it is a matter imvt great concern. To see your saved stories, click on link hightlighted in bold.

What can be more ridiculous than this? Foul language Slanderous Inciting hatred against 183 certain community Others. Resourceful Ajmal took lead in amalgamation of over 12 minority-dominated political groups to form Assam United Democratic Front AUDF in October to champion the cause of minorities in Assam and fight for protection of their interest in the state where problem of unabated illegal migration from Bangladesh has been threatening the identity and political rights of indigenous communities.

SC strikes down IMDT Act as unconstitutional

Cases pending before the tribunals would stand transferred to tribunals under the Foreigners Act, the Court said. This will alert our moderators to take action Name Reason for reporting: Due to this Act,all Bangladeshi infiltrators entering Assam prior to 25 th Marchin a way, got accepted as Indians!


The Foreigners Act, defines a foreigner as a person who is not a citizen of India.

Fill in your details: For instance, the Act provided for two individuals living within a radius of 3 km of a suspected illegal migrant to approach an IMDT Tribunal, deposit a sum Rs 25 and then file a complaint. In other states, detection of foreigners is done under the Foreigners Act, The poor implementation of the IMDT Act is clear from the fact that compared to 30 tribunals provided for in the original Act, only 16 were finally approved.

Section 9 of the Act states that, where the nationality of a person is not evident as per preceding section 8, the onus of proving whether a person is a foreigner or not, shall lie upon such person.

Under the Foreigners Act prevailing in the rest of the country, the onus is understandably on the accused. Assam-based perfume mogul, Badruddin Ajmal then came to the forefront of the state’s ac for the first time projecting himself as the messiah of religious minorities Muslims who were apprehending harassment in the wake of the scrapping of the IMDT Act.

Under the IMDT Act, the onus of proving one’s nationality or otherwise lies on the complainant whereas under the Foreigners Act, the onus is on the accused. Vodafone Business Services Digilogue – Your guide to digitally transforming your business.

Illegal Migrants (Determination by Tribunal) Act, 1983

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Most of them may become invalid from a day to a few months later. The repeal Bill is referred to the Select Committee Parliament. If proved foreigners, they will be given time of 30 days to leave this country as they will acr on their own.