NRC’s final list to be released today in Assam, tight security in state: The final list of National Citizen Register i.e. NRC will be released in the northeastern state of Assam today. The final list of NRC identifying Indians and outsiders in the state was released at 10 am. After the final list, it will be decided what will be the future of about 40 lakh people. Therefore, in view of the seriousness of the case, strict security arrangements have been made throughout Assam. Section 144 has been imposed in several other sensitive areas of the state, including Assam’s capital Guwahati.
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal says that no person needs to come to Dashahat and we want to assure you on behalf of the Assam government that all will be taken care of.
Actually, 3 crore 29 lakh people in Assam had applied for the inclusion of names in the NRC, but only 2 crore 90 lakh people were included in the draft list released last year, because the remaining 40 lakh people own Could not provide any documents proving citizenship.
Appeals Increase 120 Days
On the other hand, the Central Government assured the people of Assam that those who are not named in the list will not be taken into custody and will be given every possible opportunity to prove their citizenship. Those who will not be named in the list will be able to appeal to the Foreigners’ Tribunal. The government has also increased the time limit for filing appeals from 60 to 120 days.
A review meeting in this regard was held on August 20, chaired by Home Minister Amit Shah. In this, it was decided to revise all the problems faced by the people outside the last NRC in filing the appeal within the stipulated time. This meeting was attended by Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba, Assam Chief Secretary and senior officials.
Explain that the Supreme Court had increased the date of publication of the last NRC from 31 July to 31 August.
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