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Final draft of NRC released: 4 million from Assam find no mention in list

The Congress asked the government to call an all-party meeting and that no families should be separated or people taken to camps until the process was completed

Assam, Assam NCR

Of 32.9 million applicants for the NRC, 28.9 million have been found eligible for inclusion in the complete draft of NRC.

Archis Mohan New Delhi
The second and final draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) was published on Monday in Guwahati, with names of 4.07 million residents of Assam not finding a mention in the document, fuelling fear of social unrest in the region. 

In New Delhi, both Houses of Parliament saw Opposition protests on the issue. In the Lok Sabha, the Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, appealed to political parties to not politicise or create panic since it was a "sensitive" issue. 

The Home Minister said the list has been published on the directions of the Supreme Court, that the Centre has no role in

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First Published: Jul 30 2018 | 9:06 PM IST

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