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Why Assam desperately needs an NRC

Updated : August 01, 2018 11:09 AM IST

The completed draft of the updated National Registrar of Citizens for the state comes after a long wait of 33 years.
Contrary to apprehension in various quarters that there would be large-scale disturbances in Assam following the release of the completed draft list, the citizens have accepted the process fairly well.
The fact that people of Assam have generally accepted March 25, 1971 as the cutoff date for this identification process should be viewed as a gesture to accommodate all people who illegally entered Assam since India’s independence until 1971.
Why Assam desperately needs an NRC
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