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Congress to hold a meeting on February 4 to discuss NPR

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  1 Feb 2020 9:15 AM GMT

The Congress on Friday said it will hold a meeting on February 4 of all party MPs and office bearers to formulate a strategy to oppose the National Population Register (NPR), whose updation is scheduled to begin in April. A notice issued by Congress General Secretary KC Venugopal read: “A meeting of the AICC General Secretaries, in-charges and MPs of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha to brief about NPR on February 4.” The meeting would be held to apprise the leaders about the possible ramifications of the NPR. Congress-ruled Rajasthan has already passed a resolution against the NPR in the assembly. On the opening day of the budget session of Parliament on Friday, the Congress members attended the Presidential address wearing black bands on their arms. (IANS)

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