Congress team in North East states to draw strategy on NRC, citizenship bill

Sonia Gandhi
Congress President Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi, Nov 3: A six- member team of Congress party constituted by president Sonia Gandhi will begin its tour of northeastern states on Sunday to take feedback from the people on the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the Citizenship Amendment Bill in order to formulate the party’s stand on the issues.

The team, including senior leaders Mukul Wasnik, Jairam Ramesh, Jitendra Singh and Manickam Tagore,Mohammad Ali Khan and Ranajit Mukherjee.

Different state party units and the leadership at the national level have taken difference stances on the issue.Many have opposed the Bill, with the exception of Tripura and some sections in Assam.

While Gogoi has rejected the present NRC, while Lok Sabha member Abdul Khaleque, have welcomed it.

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