1st Draft of National Register of Citizens in Assam Released

The citizen of Assam witnessed the release of the first draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC) containing the first batch of 19 million names of genuine Indian citizens in compliance with the Supreme Court ‘s orders.

Registrar General of India Sailesh released the document. The first draft has listed 19 million people out of the 32.9 million applicants from within the state as legal Indian citizens.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for IBPS Clerk Mains 2017 Exam-
  • The NRC was last updated in Assam way back in 1951.
  • Assam is the only state in state that has an NRC.
Source- DD News