New Delhi, Aug 31: Attacking the NDA Government at the Centre for its ‘careless implementation’ of the NRC list, the Congress on Saturday said genuine citizens of the country should be protected and included in the list. ‘’ Genuine citizens of the country must be protected and included in the NRC list,’’Leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chadhury said. The final list of the national register for citizens was released on Saturday with over 19 lakh people excluded from the list.
Reacting to the NRC list, Congress leader Gaurav Gogoi said,’’every section of Assam is unhappy with the status of NRC. Even BJP ministers are complaining. The careless implementation of the NRC means that many genuine Indian citizens will have to unnecessarily face the courts.’’ He said the Congress would provide all possible help to those excluded from the list. ‘’ Congress will provide all help. Nation above politics is our motto,’’ Mr Gogoi said. UNI