Draft of the First National Register of Citizens

Assam publishes first draft of NRC

Question: Which of the following states has published draft of the First National Citizen Register (NRC)?
(a) Gujarat
(b) Delhi
(c) Assam
(d) Himachal Pradesh
Answer: (c)
Related Facts:

  • On December 31st, 2017, draft of First National Citizen Register (NRC) has been published by Assam Government.
  • Significantly, the Supreme Court had directed the state to release the draft of the NRC till December 31, 2017 or earlier.
  • Under this first draft, out of a total of 31.3 million people in the state, names of 1.9 crore people have been included.
  • On this occasion, Registrar General of India (RGI) Shailesh told that the names of all the remaining people will be verified at different stages.

Reference:
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/assam-publishes-first-draft-of-nrc-with-1-9-crore-names/articleshow/62320193.cms

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