NE states demand for NRC

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After the publication of the second draft of NRC in Assam, the people and organizations of few states of the region demand for implementation of NRC in their native states.

The demands are coming from Tripura, Mizoram, Nagaland so far.

Tripura’s tribal parties are now pressing the central government to carry on the process of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the state.

Reportedly, Indigenous Nationalist Party of Tripura (INPT) has submitted a memorandum to the Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India in Delhi explaining the reasons for NRC in Tripura. The Indigenous outfit has planned to meet Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in this regard.

On the other hand, in Mizoram and Nagaland, various parties, student organizations have been pressing for the NRC since the publication of NRC in Assam. Young Mizo Association has demanded to implement NRC in the state. Janata Dal (United) Nagaland unit has raised the similar demand to Nagaland government.

It may be mentioned that recently, the leaders of Indigenous Nationalist Party of Tripura (INPT) and Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT) have met concern central authorities and ministers in Delhi and presented their demands to central government.

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