As people in Assam gear up for New Year celebrations, the state government gears up to release the much-awaited draft NRC at the stroke of midnight.
Of the 3.28 crore people who had applied for inclusion in the registry, 2.24 crore have found a place in the first draft following verification of their documents. The rest will be considered in the next two drafts.
Meanwhile, the NRC coordinator Prateek Hajela will address media tonight before the formal publication of draft NRC.
The draft which is being published in the midnight of December 31 is only a part and that another draft of National Register of Citizens will be published subsequently after the completion of verification of the rest of applicants. In case any of the citizen whose name in the draft NRC is not found he or she may submit application to the authority within the stipulated time.
The applicants may check their names in NRC in five ways. They may walk into their respective NRC Seva Kendra (NSK) on January 1, 2018 from 8:00 AM onwards or log in to websites www.nrcassam.nic.in, www.assam.mygov.in, www.assam.gov.in, www.homeandpolitical.assam.gov.in or send sms ARN<space> 21-digit ARN to 9765556555 by pre-registration now to receive sms on inclusion in the draft NRC or may also call 24x 7 toll free number 15107 from Assam and 18003453762 from outside Assam.