First draft of National Register of Citizens containing names of 1.9 cr Assamese revealed

Updated:1 year ago IST

Guwahati (Assam), Jan 01 (ANI): The first draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) for Assam was revealed on the intervening. The Registrar General of India (RGI) Sailesh Kumar addressed a press conference and said it is a part draft. It contains 1.9 crore persons who have been verified till date. The rest of the names are under various stages of verification. NRC is a register containing names of Indian citizens, which was prepared for the only time in 1951 and is being updated for only Assam to weed out illegal immigrants.

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