Jamiyat-Ulema-e-Hind to approach SC on non-inclusion of 40 lakh Assamese in NRC: Madani

More than 40 lakh of the 3.29 crore applicants in Assam were left out of the complete draft National Register of Citizens (NRC), which was published on Monday.

Published: 31st July 2018 03:18 PM  |   Last Updated: 31st July 2018 03:18 PM   |  A+A-

People queue outside NRC Seva Kendra to check names of themselves and family members in a draft for National Register of Citizens (NRC). (File photo | PTI)

By UNI

SAHARANPUR: Jamiyat-Ulema-e-Hind president Asharad Madani here on Tuesday said that Jamiyat will challenge the declaration of 40 lakh people ineligible to be included in the draft National Register of India (NRC).

He said that these people should get justice and their documents should be examined properly. More than 40 lakh of the 3.29 crore applicants in Assam were left out of the complete draft National Register of Citizens (NRC), which was published on Monday.

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The draft NRC was released in Guwahati by Registrar General of India Sailesh and NRC State Coordinator Prateek Hajela in the presence of Joint Director (Northeast) in the Ministry of Home Affairs Satyendra Garg.

Jamiyat president said that it was the serious issue and Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh should delicately look into the matter and resolve the issues.

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