28 Aug : News Express 24 :-
The Supreme Court has issued an important order in the backdrop of the controversy over the National Citizen’s Nodani (NRC) draft recently published in Assam. Order to re-examine the 10 percent of the people, who were excluded from this draft, Gogoi and Nyaya A bench of Justice Nariman has given the order.The Supreme Court has issued an important order in the backdrop of the controversy over the National Citizen’s Nodani (NRC) draft recently published in Assam. Order to re-examine the 10 percent of the people, who were excluded from this draft, Gogoi and Nyaya A bench of Justice Nariman has given the order.
The Supreme Court today sought a detailed report from the National Register of Citizens (NRC) co-ordinator, Prateek Hajela, as to why those who want to be included in the NRC draft list have to give fresh additional documents. #NRCAssam pic.twitter.com/mA1MK5IcWE
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The deadline of 30 August, which has been decided to accept the claims and objections related to the draft, has also been postponed by the Bench. The court has questioned the conflict in the standard operating procedures of the claimants. At the same time, the central government has given permission to give new evidence of their ancestors to those involved in this draft. The Bench also expressed doubts over the role of the Center.
The second draft of the NRC list was published on July 30. Out of 3.29 crore people, the names of 2.8 crore people were included. This draft did not include 40 million 70 thousand 707 people. Of these, 37 lakh 59 thousand 630 people have been rejected and 2 lakh 48 thousand 77 names are yet to be decided. Earlier on July 31, the Supreme Court had clarified that no penalty action will be taken against the administration of more than 4 million people not included in the NRC draft. Because it is still a draft.
Earlier, the Supreme Court had asked the NRC coordinators of Assam to submit the complete information of the people who were kept out of the drafts. On August 14, the Center had informed the Supreme Court that biometric details of about 40 lac people will be collected from claims and objections and will be made separate identification card. In addition, after the final list of the NRC is published, the names of the people who are included in it will be given the general Aadha numbers.