Congress, AIUDF sniff drive to strike linguistic and religious minorities off NRC in Assam
Congress and All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) attacked the names of millions of religious and linguistic communities in the Supreme Court-monitoring National Civic Register of BJP-led government and officials in Assam. NRC).
The NRC of 1951 is being updated to destroy the illegal migrants, around which election politics is knit in Assam. The first draft was published on December 31, 2017, with the names of 1.9 crore people out of 3.29 crore applicants. The second and final draft is scheduled to be published by June 30.
With less than a month for the final draft, AIUDF has accused the BJP-led government of planning a final plan draft to release 4 million minorities. The Congress has made the same allegation that the State NRC Authority “is using any potential excuse to try and exclude many real Indian nationals from NRC”.
In a letter written to State NRC Coordinator Pratak Hajla on Saturday, the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) citing some cases of harassment said that the state NRC authority suggested to include some names by sending a list to NRC service centers is. The documents related to applicants’ citizenship and their family members are processing.