Over 19 Lakh People Excluded From Final Assam NRC

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A total of 19,06,657 numbers of persons including those who did not submit Claims have been found ineligible
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A total of 19,06,657 numbers of persons including those who did not submit Claims have been found ineligible for the inclusion in the Final National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Prateek Hajela, State Coordinator, NRC, Assam informed that taking into account all the persons already included and after disposal of all Claims and Objections and proceedings under Clause 4(3), it has been found that a total of 3,11,21,004 numbers of persons are found eligible for inclusion in Final NRC leaving out 19,06,657 numbers of persons including those who did not submit Claims. 

The process of NRC Update was started in the state of Assam as per the order of the Supreme Court of India in 2013. Since then, the Apex Court has been closely monitoring the entire process. The process of NRC update in Assam differs from the rest of the country and is governed by Rule 4A and the corresponding Schedule of the Citizenship (Registration of Citizens and Issue of National Identity Cards) Rules, 2003. These rules have been framed as per the cut-off date of March 24th,(Midnight), 1971 decided as per Assam Accord, informed Hajela.

From August 31st, 2019, the hard copies of the Supplementary List of Inclusions will be available for public view at NRC Seva Kendras (NSK), offices of the Deputy Commissioner and offices of the Circle Officer during office hours. The status of both inclusion and exclusion can be viewed online on the NRC website (www.nrcassam.nic.in).  Any person who is not satisfied with the outcome of the claims and objections can file an appeal before the Foreigners Tribunals.

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