The All Assam Koch Rajbongshi Sanmilani has called a 12-hour state-wide shutdown on September 12th, 2010 to press its demand for scrapping final National Register of Citizens (NRC) list published on August 31st, 2019. The shutdown will begin at 5 am.
The Koch Rajbongshi body alleged that indigenous people were excluded and illegal immigrants were included in the final NRC list. They also demanded constitutional safeguards for the indigenous people of Assam.
It may be mentioned, a total of 3,11,21,004 persons were found eligible for inclusion in the list while a total of 19,06,657 people were found ineligible including who did not submit claims. The complete final NRC list will be available online from September 14th, 2019.