BJP MLA Kishore Nath appeared before foreigners’ tribunal No 1 in Silchar to prove his Indian citizenship on Thursday.
A foreigners’ tribunal at Cachar district in Assam has issued the notice to BJP MLA Kishore Nath and the members of his families last week asking them to prove their Indian citizenship. Nath represents Barak valley’s Borkhola constituency in the Assam Assembly.
Judge Dulal Saha summoned him and his family members at 10 am, on Thursday. The tribunal has also served similar notices to Nath’s wife Nilima Nath, his four brothers Matilal Nath, Pradip Nath, Jagdish Nath, Manik Nath and sister-in-law Rakhi Nath.
He is a lawmaker and a resident of Tarapur locality of Ward No 28 of the Silchar municipality.
Nath, produced land documents dating to 1945 to prove his citizenship. His wife Nilima Nath, submitted her father Dewan Sinha’s metric certificate of 1950 to prove her citizenship, reports TOI.
Other members of the MLA’s family also produced necessary documents before the tribunal, added sources.
The MLA told the media that he has presented all necessary documents to the foreigners’ tribunal in favour of his Indian citizenship.