INDIA'S ASSAM ON EDGE AS FINAL NRC DRAFT LIST SET TO BE PUBLISHED

THE CUTOFF DATE TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR INDIAN CITIZENSHIP IS MARCH 24, 1971,AS PER THE ASSAM ACCORD SIGNED IN 1985.

ASSAM CHIEF MINISTER SARBANANDA SONOWAL SAID THAT THE INDIAN CITIZENS WHOSE NAMES ARE NOT INCLUDED IN MONDAY'S LIST NEED NOT WORRY.

The cutoff date to be eligible for Indian citizenship is March 24, 1971,as per the Assam Accord signed in 1985.
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that the Indian citizens whose names are not included in Monday's list need not worry.
India's Election Commission introduced the concept of "D" voters in 1997 under which a person's citizenship rights are stripped.

Guwahati, India -  Authorities in India are set to announce the final draft list of citizens in the border state of Assam, amid fear tens of thousands of Bengali-origin Muslims might be excluded from the document. The...

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