Though NPR was first compiled in 2010 and updated in 2015, the new questions were added during a trial exercisein September 2019. The exercise has been opposed by some States and citizen groups as NPR is the first step toward compilation of the National Register of Indian Citizens (NRC) according to Citizenship Rules, 2003. NPR already has a database of 119 crore residents. (Read More)
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