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Assam Sonitpur District Ready to Publish Final Draft of National Register of Citizens

A Correspondent

Tezpur, July 29: “The National Register of Citizens (NRC) updating process has been going on smoothly under the supervision of the Supreme Court and the final draft NRC will be published at 10 am on the morning of July 30,” said Sonitpur DC Manoj Kumar Deka while addressing a press meet in Tezpur recently. The meet was also attended by Privipal Singh, SP, Sonitpur, ADC, Sonitpur, Kishan Kumar Sarmah, Kulen Sarmah and Prabir Dutta.

The DC said, “There is no reason to panic if names are found missing from the draft list since there would be sufficient time for claims and objections for the concerned citizens. We would also like to make it clear that the publication of the final draft NRC is not the end of the process and against such draft publications, claims and objections of the aggrieved parties can be filed, which naturally will be verified in accordance with the law.”

The DC informed that 7 security forces namely Rapid Action Force, BSF, CRPF, Jharkhand Police Force, Chatisgarh Armed Police, ITBP, CISF will be deployed in Sonitpur district. Also a control room has been set up with a helpline no 03712-232440. SP, Sonitpur said that Sonitpur Police will keep a close watch on the anti-social elements.