Assam releases final draft of National Register of Citizens: All you need to know

The much-anticipated second and final draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) was published in Assam on Monday. It left the BJP-led government and Opposition at loggerheads even as the names of 40 lakh applicants did not find a place in the historic document touted to be proof of Assamese identity. According to the Registrar General of India Sailesh, 2.9 crore names out of the total 3.29 crore applicants were published.

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