There is no decision yet on nationwide NRC: MHA.
The home ministry on Tuesday in a written reply in the Lok Sabha says there is no decision yet on nationwide NRC by the government.
During the Question Hour in the Lok Sabha, MoS Nityanand Rai answers to the questions coming from opposition MPs. MoS Nityanand Rai replies that the government is yet to make a decision on bringing a nationwide NRC.
As soon as the Parliament opened for the Budget session, most of the opposition parties have notices seeking discussion over NRC, CAA and NPR. In both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, the opposition parties have put notices seeking a proper debate.
According to Ghulam Nabi Azad, the opposition leader in Rajya Sabha almost all parties have given notice. The parties include DMK, CPI, CPI(M), NCP, RJD, TMC, SP and BSP. All of these parties under Rule 267 have given notice to postpone all other business. They only want to discuss and debate about NRC, NPR and CAA.
Ghulam Nabi Azad says, “For the last two months, the whole country is on the road since the citizenship bill became an act. NPR was done earlier, but the questions were simple. But in this NPR under this government, they are asking for other details. Such as the date of birth of the father.”
The senior Congress leader even accuses the current government is arrogant and insensitive. According to him this is just a distraction to hide their failure of not fulfilling their promises.
The protests in the country against CAA and NRC are still on and seems to have no end. The Narendra Modi led government has been trying to clarify the citizen’s doubt. According to the government, the aim is to identify illegal immigrants from Bangladesh staying in the northeastern state.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also said that a nationwide NRC is not even being discussed at the government level. However, despite PM’s clarification citizens continue to protest.
The Muslim community fears that the CAA will work against them. However, the central government denies any such fear. And also clarifies that no Indian citizen stands to lose citizenship under CAA.