The NRC process is being undertaken in a fair, objective and transparent manner as per the Citizenship (Registration of Citizens and issue of National identity Cards) Rules, 2003. The first part of Draft National Register of Citizen (NRC) covering 1.90 crore applicants has been published on the expiry of the midnight of 31st December, 2017 including names of those applicants in respect of whom the entire process of verification has been completed. The cases pertaining to remaining about 1.39 crore applicants are under various stages of scrutiny and after their verification are completed, complete draft list including the result of remaining applications out of the total 3.29 crore applicants will be published.
This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today.
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