Assam government publishes the much awaited National Register of Citizen
The Assam government has published the much-awaited first draft of the National Register of Citizens. The NRC includes the names of 1.9 crore people of the total 3.29 crore applicants in Assam recognising them as legal citizens of India. At a mid-night presser, the Registrar General of India, Sailesh said that the rest of the names are under verification at various stages. It is a partial draft which comprises 1.9 crore persons who have been verified till now. The rest are under verification and once that is done, we will come out with another draft he also said.