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1.9 million left out of Assam's final NRC list, police on high alert

Of the 33 million applicants, some 31.12 million have been regarded as eligible

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The much-awaited final list of the Assam National Register of Citizens was announced today, even as security was beefed up in the state and the police was put on alert. 
 
Prateek Hajela, State Coordinator, NRC, said a total of 3,11,21,004 persons were found eligible for inclusion in the final list and 19,06,657 persons including those who did not submit their claims, were left out.

Meanwhile, some 218 companies of the central paramilitary forces are on the ground, even as no untoward incident was reported immediately after the final list was out.

A press statement released by the NRC confirmed

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First Published: Aug 31 2019 | 10:29 AM IST

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