Assam Govt. Midnight Release Remained 1.25 Lakh Doubtful D Voters
January 6, 2018
Not just Aminul Hoque, close to 1.25 lakh people are still on queue to get out of ‘D’ tag.
Assam government on December 31, 2017 had released the most expected first part draft NRC by comprising 1.90 crore people from the sum 3.29 crore candidates in the state and authorized them as legal indian citizens.
NRC state coordinator & commissioner of state home department Prateek Hajela told that, the remaining 1.39 crore people are under various levels of checking and all legitimate Indian citizens’ names will be added in succeeding phase draft.
Sideby, Nagaon dist. Dy. Commissioner and NRC district head Shamsher Singh claimed that, D-voter tagged voters name will not be attached in the NRC.
“If the foreigners tribunal has called anyone D-voter as legal Indian citizen, then his/ her name would be fixed in the NRC,” Shamsher Singh said.
As per the govt. of Assam database, the state has about 125155 D-voters presently and they are still waiting to come out of the ‘D’ tag.
Lower Assam’s district Barpeta ranks in the list of D-voters with close to 20,595 D-voters, whereas northern Assam district Sonitpur has nearly 17,526 D-voters.
Beyond these 2 districts, middle Assam’s district Nagaon has 11,566, 9171 in Udalguri, 9872 in Dhubri, 8903 in Goalpara, 5307 in Cachar, and 4494 in Kamrup (Metro).
The NRC state coordinator conveyed that, the whole NRC updating process is heading on under supervision of the Supreme Court and the 1st part draft had been released after the apex court move.
“After publishing the first part draft, 2nd phase verification process will be commenced promptly. We will give the status report to the Supreme Court in coming hearing on 20.2.2018,” Hajela said.
It is to be indicated that, nearly seventy six lakh people have been ready for the 2nd phase verification process after family tree problems were issued for forty six lakh people and 29 lakh people (mostly females) surrendered panchayat documents.