It was the long-delayed impact of the anti-foreigners’ agitation in Assam, which culminated in 1985 Assam Accord. It called for the identification and expulsion of those who entered the state after March 24, 1971.
You could be born in India in 1971 to parents who crossed the border that year and still be termed an illegal migrant at the age of 48.
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One of the recommendations was that DNA testing be allowed to prove parentage.