Various Detainees' Stories
The members of the Mission sat together with the detainees inside the detention centre and listened to their version of the story.
Elderly, weak and hearing impaired Nur Mohammad is the first detainee in the category of declared foreign national (DFN) in Goalpara detention centre. He was lodged into detention centre in 14th January 2010.
Subhash Chandra Roy is locked in the detention centre for last two years. He claims that he was born and brought up in Tamulpur area in Baksa district of Assam. His father lt. Rajani Kanta Roy‘s name featured in 1951 NRC.
Ruhi Das Mallick came to Guwahati as a migrant worker in his early youth from neighbouring West Bengal‘s Jalpaiguri district. He earned the reputation of a skilled carpenter and worked in many well-known people‘s house in Guwahati including political leaders like Himanta Biswa Sarma and Prafulla Kumar Mahanta.
Halima Khatun, a middle aged woman has been detained for the last ten years. Initial two years she was kept in Nagaon jail then transferred to Kokrajhar detention centre. Her entire family lives in Potiachapori under Dhing police station in Nagaon district of Assam.