From our Correspondent
KOKRAJHAR, February 23: As per directive of the Supreme Court and Government of India, the Kokrajhar district administration has swung into action to complete the tiol Register of Citizen (NRC) update work. With the objective of a smooth NRC update in the district, an awareness meeting was held on Monday at the conference hall in the Deputy Commissioner Office, Kokrajhar.
Among others, office bearers and people participated in the awareness meeting. The NRC will be updated as per the provisions of the Citizenship Act, 1955 and the Citizenship (Registration of Citizens and Issue of tiol Identity Card) Rules, 2003. As per the two statutes, the citizenship status will be ascertained based on the NRC, 1951, Electoral rolls up to the midnight of 24 March, 1971.
In the awareness meet, Additiol Deputy Commissioner PK Bhagawati appealed to all the people of Kokrajhar district to help and cooperate with the district administration in the NRC update work. Bhagawati also appealed to people to submit all the essential documents.