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#NRCAssam is about ‘illegal immigrants’: Twitterati on Assam’s citizen register update

While most of the posts supported the move, few of the netizens pondered over the future of delisted individuals.

Following the release of the National Register of Citizens or NRC for the state Assam on Monday, which left out 40 lakh of 3.29 crore applicants claiming Indian citizenship, sharp reactions from the political corridor has surfaced.

West Bengal CM led the attack at the BJP and termed it as divide and rule policy. She alleged that it is the ruling party’s strategy to isolate people who don’t vote for them.

The parliament witnessed an uproar on the issue wherein the opposition parties including CPM and Samajwadi Party protested against the move while saying that the list puts “human rights and democratic rights” of people at stake.

On this occasion, social media was not far behind in weighing on the issue. While most of the posts supported the move, few netizens pondered over the future of delisted individuals.

Here are a few reactions:

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