India’s 894,000 displaced citizens| The Guardian

But there is no federal policy or legal framework to deal with internally displaced people (IDPs). In fact, India doesn’t know how many IDPs are in the country. The Norwegian Refugee Council puts the figure for 2015 at more than 560,000, while the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre’s global overview said at least 853,900 people were displaced by violence in India.

Source: No legal status: how India is ignoring its thousands of displaced citizens | Global development | The Guardian

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