TI Reply :Only 1032 doubtful cases from NRC referred to DCs for further action




It is very shocking information that only 1032 doubtful cases from NRC referred to DCs for further action. According to Media report, the Office of State Coordinator of NRC, Assam while responding to an RTI application said, “1032 number of cases of various categories have been referred to the concerned Deputy Commissioner to take the necessary action as per Clause 4(3) & 4(6) of the Schedule 4(A) 4 of Rules of the Citizenship (Registration of Citizens and Issue of National Identity Cards) Rules 2003.”The abbreviations cited above stand for doubtful voters, declared foreigners, reference pending at Foreigners Tribunals (FT), descendants of D voters, descendants of declared foreigners, cases of declared foreigners pending in FTs.The reply added that as of now, no rejection slips have been issued and as per Clause 7 of Schedule 4(A) 4 of the Citizenship (Registration of Citizens and Issue of National Identity Cards) Rules, 2003, the final NRC is yet to be published by the RGI.“The Supplementary list for inclusion or deletion was published by the Local Registrar of Citizens Registration (LRCR) on 31st August 2019. Rejection Slips can be issued only after publication of the Final NRC,” the reply stated.According to the RTI reply, the total budget for the publication of NRC was Rs 1602.66 crore.

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