NRC: SC rejects re-verification plea

The Apex court via its order on Tuesday rejected the of the government of Assam and the central government for re verification of NRC data and extended the deadline for publication of the final National register of citizen to August 31.

The governments took the plea of massive irregularity in data collection owing to inexperience of local officers. The plea requested for a 20% re-verification of data by experienced Class 1 officers in the districts bordering Bangladesh and 10% re-verification in the remaining districts;  as in the current circumstances multitudes have been erroneously included in NRC.

NRC: SC rejects re-verification plea

The Court in a bench Consisting of and Justice Nariman took cognizance of the request of NRC co-coordinator who citied that the extension was necessary due to the delay caused by the recent floods in Assam and further contested that re-verification was not necessary.   


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