Fight Over Use Of Legacy Data At NRC Centre Affects Classes In Sootea

Naresh Das. Photo: TIME8


Biswanath, June 12, 2019

A fight between two families over the use of same legacy data for inclusion of names in the National Register of Citizens (NRC) affected the classes in the Somar Doloni ME School in Assam’s Sootea on June 12th, 2019. Dakhin Nagsankar High School is also situated in the same premises.

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As per information, the NRC Seva Kendra is situated in the school premises. The headmasters of both the schools have expressed strong resentment at the chaos at the NRC centre. Two rooms of the Somar Doloni ME School have been given to the NRC authority to use for the centre.

One Niranjan Das, an employee in the PWD department, allegedly used legacy data of one Naresh Das of Dhekiajuli’s Keherukkhunda which led to the scuffle. Later, the police reached the spot and brought the situation under control.