- either they or their parents were on the original NRC list
- either they or their parents were on an electoral list before the Bangladesh War i.e. 1971
(cont'd in the next tweet)
- can produce paperwork in the form of property documents, bank accounts etc. dated before 1971
- they are a citizen (or are related to a citizen) who lived in a different part of the country and moved to Assam after 1971
or… by becoming citizens through the CAA.
Similarly, the government can “cancel” your Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) status in certain cases (think Aatish Taseer).