No decision on implementing All India NRC : Home Ministry informs Parliament

No decision on implementing All India NRC : Home Ministry informs Parliament

On Tuesday Centre informed Lok Sabha that it had not taken any decision on preparing the National Register of Citizen at the National Level.

The Minister of state for home Affairs Nityanand Rai written response to a question on whether the government has any plan to introduce NRC across the country.

The members of Parliament (MPs) Chandan Singh and Nama Nageswara Rao who belong to the Lok Janshakti Party amd Telangana Rashtra Samithi respectively had also sought clarification from the Home Ministry on whether the government is aware that NRC will put extra burden on Indian Citizens and whether all the state governments are being taken into confidence before introduction of NRC.

The MPs had also asked if "the government has received any communications from the state governments regarding their refusal to implement the NRC in their respective states, if so, the details of such state-wise communications received?"

To these questions, the Home Ministry said that the question "does not arise".