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Mosques may verify ‘ethnicity’ claims of Assamese Muslims

IndiaTimes Thursday, 13 February 2020
Neighbourhood mosque committees across Assam could be officially tasked with verifying the "ethnicity" of Assamese-speaking Muslims during the state's first census to distinguish “native” Muslim communities from “immigrant” ones. Most native Muslims trace their ancestry to the 15th century, but don't have any legacy documents stretching so far back.
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