New Delhi: After Assam, the National Register of Citizen (NRC) is likely to be implemented in Tripura too.
This was conveyed by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to a delegation of Indigenous Nationalist Party of Tripura (INPT) in New Delhi on Thursday. INPT president Bijoy Kumar Hrangkhawl led a four member regional party delegation to meet Home Minister Rajnath Singh. INPT general secretary Jagadhish Debbarma ws also present in the meeting.
“We are happy with the meeting. Hon’ble Home Minister Rajnath Singh gave us the indication that he was also in favour of the process of implementing NRC in Tripura,” said Hrangkhawl adding “after completing NRC in Assam, the same process will be started in Tripura.”Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba, Satyendra Garg, joint secretary (NE) in the Home Minister was also present in the meeting. The INPT last month submitted a memorandum to the Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India persuing their demand for NRC in Tripura.