Will NRC be implemented across the country? Modi government gave this answer in Lok Sabha


New Delhi: The government on Tuesday said that no decision has been taken yet on preparing the National Register of Citizens (NRC) at the national level. This information was given by the Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha.

He also pointed out that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), 2019 was notified on December 12, 2019, and came into force on January 10, 2020. The minister said that people can apply for citizenship under this law after the rules are notified.


“The government has not yet taken any decision on preparing the NRC at the national level,” Rai said. He also said that on August 31, 2019, on the orders of the Supreme Court, the list of families left out of the NRC in Assam was published.