Assam floods might affect NRC deadline

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Assam floods might affect NRC deadline

G Plus News | June 18, 2018 17:21 hrs

GUWAHATI: With the advent of flood in most of the Districts of Assam, uncertainty looms over the publication of the draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam.

Previously, the NRC final draft publication deadline was set to be 30 June.

State coordinator for NRC, Prateek Hajela talking to G Plus said that 90 NSKs are affected in Barak Valley because of floods and even some NSKs had to be shifted. 

He visited the flood affecte
d area and the situation did not improve since last five days. 

Many officials involved in NRC work had to be engaged in restoration work.
Hajela revealed that if the situation do not improve it will be difficult to publish the final list by 30 June.

State NRC coordinator might also approach the Supreme Court seeking time to publish the draft NRC in view of the flash floods in the state.


File photo of Prateek Hajela

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