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Guwahati, September 11, 2019:

The Assam National Register of Citizens (NRC) authorities on Tuesday announced they will publish a list showing the status of every complete family on September 14.

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A statement released by the NRC authorities, said, “The results for the complete family will be available for display online from September 14 next and this will be available only online.”

They said the final list of the NRC, published on August 31, consisted only of Supplementary Lists and “queries are being received from the public about the publication of all members of a family irrespective of their involvement in the claims and objections process”.

“Queries are also received from public about the issue of certified copies of rejection from the final NRC. The public are aware that the hearings have been held at various venues away from their designated NSKs (NRC Seva Kendras). The process of collection of the orders passed by officers is being carried out to enable early availability of the same to the public to file appeals. The time frame for this process will be announced shortly,” the NRC authority added.

After publication of the NRC, Prateek Hajela, the State Coordinator, NRC said, “A total of 3,11,21,004 persons have been found eligible for inclusion in final draft, leaving out 19,06,657 persons, including those who did not submit their claims.

“Those not satisfied with outcome can file appeals before the Foreigners Tribunals”, he added.

It may be mentioned here that the Assam NRC authority has declared that the non-inclusion of a person’s name in the NRC does not amount to his/her being declared a foreigner. Moreover, every individual kept out of the final NRC can appeal to the Foreigners’ Tribunal (FT). The time limit for filing appeals on FTs has been increased from 60-120 days.

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