The 200 Foreigners’ Tribunals (FTs) were to become functional from September 1, 2019, as a consequence of a May 2019 Supreme Court order.
The three deported Nigerians were found to be staying illegally in the city even though their visas have expired.
Police stations in the state have been directed to survey foreigners staying illegally in their jurisdictions and submit a report to the government within a month.
Over 1.43 lakh people were declared foreigners by the Foreigners Tribunals (FTs) operating in Assam, the government told the Parliament on Wednesday.
MoS Home Affairs Nityanand Rai also said in the Rajya Sabha that a total of 1,21,598 have also been declared as Indians by the FTs.
Registrar General WMMB Weerasekera, in a circular dated October 18, said that the decision has been taken due to national security reasons.
Police booked the duo under sections 11 and 14 of the Foreigners Act and denied them a clearance certificate to leave the country.
State had said those excluded from the final list would have a 120-day window to move tribunals seeking inclusion
People with cases pending at Foreigners Tribunal will not make it to final Assam NRC list: State-coordinator
Prateek Hajela said names of some foreigners have entered the NRC final draft published on July 30 as they concealed the fact that they had cases pending against them in the Foreigners' Tribunal.