FIRs Lodged Against NRC Coordinator Prateek Hajela For 'Exclusion Of Genuine Citizens'
GUWAHATI: Post the publication of the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) list on August 31, several organisations including political parties have expressed unhappiness over the outcome of the NRC.
The Asom Garia-Maria Yuba Chhatra Parishad lodged the first complaint on Tuesday, September 3 at Guwahati’s Latasil police station, accusing Hajela of producing an expensive barmy document that left out many indigenous people.
On September 4, All India Legal Aid Foundation member Chandan Mazumder lodged a complaint against Hajela at Dibrugarh police station.
Chandan whie speaking to the media said, “I went for hearing at Chabua and after submitting all the documents, the officials had assured me that my name would appear in the final NRC. But even after producing all the valid documents my name has been excluded.”
While the All Assam Students' Union (AASU) has vowed to approach the Supreme Court seeking remedy for this contradicted outcome of NRC.
It is to be mentioned that State Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the state government will approach the Supreme Court again for a re-verification process in regard to the NRC published in two districts on a pilot basis to address flaws in the database.
It is to be mentioned that more than 19 lakh people were left out of the final list of the updated citizens’ database.
- Prateek Hajela
- Asom Garia-Maria Yuba Chhatra Parishad
- All India Legal Aid Foundation
- Himanta Biswa Sarma