Assam NRC Additional Draft Exclusion List Released, More Than One Lakh Included
Over one hundred thousand people were excluded from Assam NRC, an Additional Draft Exclusion List was Published which included them.
The purpose of NRC is to have the list of true Indian citizens and of those who illegally migrated in the northeastern states on 24th March 1971. The purpose of the updated NRC is to ascertain the citizenship of those citizens who want inclusion in it.
More than 2.89 crore people were included in the draft NRC released in July last year. But 1,02,462 were excluded out of it. Then an Additional Draft Inclusion was released which gave these people the right to claim their citizenship which will be disposed of by a disposing officer. A Letter Of Information (LOI) will be sent to each of the people who are not included along with the reason for their exclusion.
The state coordinator said in a press release, “The Additional Draft Exclusion List will not contain the results of claimants and objectees appearing for hearings held for disposal of Claims and Objections during the period 15th February 2019 to 26th June 2019. The results of those hearings will be published only in the Final NRC to be published on 31st July 2019. Starting at 10 am on 26th June 2019, the hard copies of the Additional Draft Exclusion List will be available for public view at NRC Seva Kendras (NSK), offices of the Deputy Commissioner/ SDO (Civil)/ Circle Officer during office hours.”
“The submission of Claim and its disposal by the Disposing Officer through a hearing will happen together. LOI will mention the details of the venue of claim submission cum hearing. The hearings will start from 5th July 2019 onwards. The date of hearings will also be available online in the NRC website www.nrcassam.nic.in from 29th June 2019 onwards. All such Claims will be disposed thereafter and results of such persons will be declared in the Final NRC on 31st July 2019.” he said.
The Final NRC is to be released by 31st July as per Supreme Court Orders. The people who are not included in the list are: Doubtful Voters(DV), Declared Foreigners (DF) and Persons with cases Pending at Foreigners Tribunals (PFT) or their descendants.