Final Assam NRC must be prepared by July 31: Supreme Court

Supreme Court of India
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New Delhi, Jan 24: The Supreme Court on Thursday declined a plea to extend July 31 deadline for publication of final Assam National Register of Citizens (NRC) and said it must be prepared by July 31.

The apex court ordered Assam Chief Secretary, State NRC Coordinator Prateek Hajela, and Election Commission to meet within 7 days to decide how to conduct NRC verification hearings.


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