From a Correspondent
Haflong, Dec 30: Dima Hasao Deputy Commissioner Devajyoti Hazarika called a public meeting in connection with part draft NRC publication on the midnight ofDecember 31, at the cultural institute hall, Haflong on Saturday.
The DC said that the draft to be published on the midnight of December 31 would only be a part and that another draft NRC would be published subsequently after the completion of verification of the rest of applicants, which would be the complete publication of draft NRC. Therefore, applicants whose mes are not published in the part publication of the draft NRC, is not found may submit their applications to the authority within the stipulated time.
The applicants can check their mes in part draft NRC in five ways. They can walk into their respective NRC Seva Kendra (NSK) on January 1, 2018 from 8 amonwards, log into websites website www.nrcassam.nic.in, www.assam.mygov.in, www.assam.gov.in, www.homeandpolitical.assam.gov.in, send sms ARN<space> 21-digit ARN to 9765556555 by pre-registration now after December 31 to receive SMS on inclusion in the draft NRC or may also call 24x 7 toll free number 15107 from Assam and 18003453762 from outside Assam.
The DC also informed that the family data in NRC’s draft list could be checked at the respective NRC Seva Kendras where application forms were submitted from January 1 from 8 AM onwards. The NRC control room contact number 03673236324 is also available at the DC office at Haflong
The Deputy Inspector of Schools NSK has been relocated to the Tourist Lodge building. Therefore, the public of the areas under Kalibariarea, Bazaar area, Hagjer gar, Convent Road area, College Road area, Apollo Road area, all town market area to fishery area, behind cinema hall area and Disgao Raji may visit the new location for inspection of the draft NRC.
The verification of each individual is being done meticulously in a fair and objective manner to ensure that mes of all genuine Indian citizens as per cut off date of March 14(midnight), 1971 are included in NRC.
During the meeting, DC Hazarika ensured the public that in case the applicants do not find their mes included in the part draft may not have fear as the verification procedures were still under progress which would be soon completed. It is also possible that mes of all family members are not mentioned in the part publication, in such cases decisions on such families will be part of the complete publication of draft NRC.
The meeting was widely attended by the public, political parties, NGOs and media persons.