Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Shiladitya Dev demanded that the NRC should be turned into a National Population Register (NPR) and that the NRC should be updated based on the list of NPR.
Addressing a press conference here today, Dev said, “The NRC has not been an error-free and that it includes many foreigners and excluded the genuine Indian citizens.”
Speaking about the NRC, Dev said that it should be turned into a NPR and that the NRC should be updated based on the list of NPR. He also demanded that the Adhaar should be made compulsory and it should be merged with the NPR.
He also demanded that the 19 lakhs people which have been left out of the NRC should be included in it and after inclusion of these people into the NRC, it should be turned into an NPR saying that it is only through the NPR that people will get a correct NRC. It is only after the publication of NPR, that the state will be free from foreigners, said Dev.
The BJP MLA also criticized AASU saying that are supporting the Bangladeshi Muslim opposing the Hindu refugees. He also alleged that the AASU has a secret understanding with the Congress since 30-35 years.
Dev further demanded that there should be a NIA or CBI investigation on the software used for updation of NRC alleging that it is through the software that the foreigners’ have turned into genuine citizens and genuine citizens have turned into foreigners’.