At a time when the political fallout over the NRC issue is at its peak senior Congress leader and Silchar MP Sushmita Dev has added a new twist to the politics of citizenship by raking up the issue of D-voters.
Dev said that there is no constitutional basis for declaring anybody as a D-Voter. She also said that no one should be deprived of their fundamental right to vote.
Significantly she added that of the 40 lakh left out of the NRC final draft, majority are genuine Indian citizens.
Commenting on the row involving the TMC delegation at Silchar airport yesterday, the Congress MP said that anybody should allowed to visit the state as long as they don’t disturb the peace and tranquility of the state