From our Staff Correspondent
Dibrugarh, Dec 28: “The applicants who do not find their mes in the part publication of draft NRC to be published on the midnight of December 31, 2017 should not panic,” said Dibrugarh DC Laya Madduri on Wednesday. Speaking at a press conference held at the DC office with regard to NRC, she said that the part publication of draft NRC would contain the mes of only those people whose details would be verified till the midnight of December 31. As such, the people should not be alarmed if their mes are missing, as the complete publication of draft NRC would be published at a later date upon verifying the details of the pending applicants.
Madduri added that there could be a possibility of the mes of certain members of a family not getting published in the part publication of draft NRC, and asked the applicants concerned to wait for the complete publication of Draft NRC in this case. She, however, assured that the entire process had been carried out with all fairness and honesty, and under the strict supervision of the Supreme Court. Answering to a jourlist’s question, the DC said that all likely claims and objections arising out of the concerned would be taken into consideration only after the release of the complete publication of Draft NRC.
In the press meet that was also attended by ADC, Ankur Bharali, Madduri added that adequate measures had been taken to stave off any untoward incident on January 1, the day the people of the district would be able to check their mes in their respective NRC centres, out of the total of 97 such centres being opened for this purpose. She also mentioned that those NRC centres having comparatively lesser number of mes being published would be provided with tighter security. People can check their mes also with the help of their ARN number by visiting the websites www.nrcassam.nic.in , www.assam.mygov.in, www.assam.gov.in and www.homeandpolitical.assam.gov.in. Additiolly, to assist the public in this regard, a control room has been set up having the helpline number 0373-2312940.