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Letter to BS: The three missing 'A's in NPR have led to possible misgivings

The government's decision may be well-intended and even necessary, but it will not serve the purpose if it is taken with undue haste


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The editorial “Who’s afraid of NPR?” (December 31) rightly sums up the possible misgivings and actual pitfalls that might arise from the implementation of the National Population Register (NPR). This is because the present government has again ignored the three “As” which should be followed before implementing a controversial and seemingly unpopular strategy. One, it should make people “aware” about the need for introducing such a strategy. Two, it should use various communication channels and forums to seek public opinion and allay any doubts so that people “accept” the new move. Once creating awareness and getting acceptance are out of

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First Published: Dec 31 2019 | 9:21 PM IST

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