Hours after the publication of the Final Assam National Register of Citizens (NRC), a group of local residents of Guwahati were seen distributing sweets to the security personnel stationed at the NRC Assam, Office Of The State Coordinator located in Bhangagarh area of the city. The citizens’ list was published at 10 am on August 31st, 2019. The group also offered sweets to the passers-by.
A total of 3,11,21,004 numbers of persons are found eligible for inclusion in Final NRC leaving out 19,06,657 numbers of persons including those who did not submit Claims, informed Prateek Hajela, State Coordinator, NRC, Assam.
From August 31st, 2019 onwards, the hard copies of the Supplementary List of Inclusions will be available for public view at NRC Seva Kendras (NSK), offices of the Deputy Commissioner and offices of the Circle Officer during office hours.
The status of both inclusion and exclusion can be viewed online on the NRC website (www.nrcassam.nic.in). Any person who is not satisfied with the outcome of the claims and objections can file an appeal before the Foreigners Tribunals, informed Hajela.
The Draft NRC (Complete Draft) was published on July 30th, 2018 wherein 2,89,83,677 numbers of persons were found eligible for inclusion. Thereafter, Claims were received from 36,26,630 numbers of persons against exclusions.
Verification was also carried out of persons included in Draft NRC under Clause 4(3) of the Schedule of the Citizenship (Registration of Citizens and Issue of National Identity Cards) Rules, 2003. Objections were received against the inclusion of 1,87,633 persons whose names had appeared in Complete Draft. Another Additional Draft Exclusions List was published on June 26th, 2019 wherein 1,02,462 persons were excluded, further shared Hajela.