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ULFA Pro Talk Faction Lauds Final Draft NRC, Calls it ‘Historic Moment’

“This is a historic moment for the people of Assam. We wholeheartedly accept the draft NRC and would further continue to extend our co-operation.”_ ULFA Chairman, Arabinda Rajkhowa

Guwahati: The publication of the Final Draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC) that completed today has been welcomed with ‘open-hands’ by the Pro-Talk faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA).

The ULFA Pro Talk Faction in a press communiqué released to the Media stated that they would extend full support to the Government on the release of the Final Draft of NRC and also termed it a ‘Historic Moment’ for the people of Assam.

Stating in the release, ULFA Chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa wrote, “This is a historic moment for the people of Assam. We wholeheartedly accept the draft NRC and would further continue to extend our co-operation.”

Lauding the efforts of All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and the Assam Public Works (APW) for supporting the entire NRC Update process, the Pro-Talk Faction said that they appreciate the support through the means of which, such Herculean task of the NRC process had been made possible that has created History.

It may be mentioned that the final draft of Assam’s National Register of Citizens (NRC) has been released today in Guwahati that contains names of Indian citizens of Assam. The final draft of the NRC has left over 40 lakh people in Assam in a state of shock and disbelief as their names were left out of the final draft.

Reports stated that out of the 3.29 Crore people who applied during the NRC Draft updation, over 40 lakh people have been left out, even though the NRC officials have officially clarified that those whose names have not been included will not be declared as foreigners.

The Union Home Ministry had earlier assured that those whose names have not been included in the Final Draft NRC that has been published on Monday, no individual will be termed foreigners or sent to detention centres. Also, they will be provided ample chances to apply for re-verification as the claim and clarification phase is going to begin very soon.