NRC to be completed within stipulated time - Rajnath after Centre being slammed by SC
Hours after the Supreme Court (SC) busted on the Centre for not taking the NRC process seriously. The top court said that the MHA doesn't want the NRC to carry on and hence, every time it comes up with different stories to destroy this process.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday asserted that the Centre is committed to complete the NRC process within the stipulated time. The Home Minister also mentioned that the government will ensure that no foreigner is included in the NRC list and not a single Indian citizen will be excluded from the list.
What is NRC?
Assam Accord was signed in 1985 according to which immigrants after March 24, 1971, are illegal. National Register of Citizens (NRC), a database of all the citizens of Assam, is currently being prepared. Citizens have to prove that they, or their ancestors, had been residents of the state on or before 24th March 1971.