GUWAHATI, January 2, 2018: Paresh Baruah, ULFA (I)’s military head finds place in the first updated NRC draft released by the Registrar General of India in Guwahati on Sunday midnight.
Baruah is a resident of Jeraigaon in Chabua who left home nearly four decades back. Arunodoy Dohotiya in the same case has an updated name of figures in the NRC draft. Baruah being the Commander-in-Chief while Dohotiya is the Central publicity head of the rebel outfit fighting for an independent and sovereign Assam.
Sailesh along with coordinator Prateek Hajela, Registrar General of India released the first updated NRC draft at a crowded press conference in Guwahati at 00.00. Out of more than 3 crore applicants in the first draft contains the names of 1.9 crore Indian citizens living in Assam.
RGI Sailesh said, “This is just a partial draft. It covers 1.90 crore people out of total 3.29 crore applicants, who submitted their documents to include their names in the NRC. We have published the first draft after completion of verification of 1.90 crore people. The rest 1.39 crore people are under different stages of verification and we will come out another draft after completion of verification process”.
NRC State Coordinator Prateek Hajela said those, whose names are not included in the first draft, need not worry.
(TNT news with inputs from Assam times)
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