New Delhi, Dec 25: AMIM chief and Lok Sabha MP Asaduddin Owaisi on slammed Home Minister Amit Shah for misleading the nation and said that the National Population Register (NPR) is the first step towards the National Register of Citizens (NRC).
“They are doing NPR according to the Citizenship Act, 1955, then is it not connected to NRC? Why is the home minister misleading the country? He took my name in Parliament and said ‘Owaisi ji NRC will be implemented across the country’. Amit Shah sahab, as long as the sun keeps rising from the east, we will keep telling the truth. NPR is the first step towards NRC. When NPR will be done in April 2020, officials will ask for documents… The final list will be NRC,” Owaisi told ANI.
AFter seeing massive protests against CAA in India, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said NPR had nothing do with NRC.