Assam NRC List: Uncertainty For 19 Lakh People

Guwahati: 19 lakh people have been left out of the final National Register of Citizens or NRC – a list intended to identify legal residents and weed out illegal immigrants from Assam – that was published this morning.

3.11 crore have been included in the crucial citizens’ list. This is the second citizens’ list published in the country after 1951. Coming just weeks after the government ended Jammu and Kashmir’s decades-old special status, the NRC too is expected to go down as one of the biggest moves in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s second term.