NRC full Form: What is the National Register of Citizens?

NRC full form: NRC means the National register of citizens. The register was specially created for Assam.

The National Register of Citizens (NRC full Form) is a registry maintained by the Government of India comprising names & certain relevant information for the identification of genuine Indian citizens in the state of Assam.

NRC full Form

But on 20th November 2019, Home Minister Amit Shah declared during a parliamentary session that the register would be expanded to the whole nation. The register was prepared after the 1951 Census of India and since then it has not been updated until recently

What is the NRC Full Form?

The National Register of Citizens (NRC full Form) is a register maintained by the Government of India containing names & certain relevant information for identification of genuine Indian citizens. The register was first prepared after the 1951 Census of India and since that time it hasn’t been updated till recently.

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What is a NRC number?

The National Register of Citizens (NRC full Form) is a registry maintained by the Government of India comprising names & certain relevant data for the identification of genuine Indian citizens in india. The register was specifically made for Indian citizens.

What documents is required for NRC?

Birth certificate.
Land document.
Board/university certificate.
Bank/LIC/post office records.Circle officer/gaon panchayat secretary certificate in case of married women.
Electoral roll.
Ration card.
Any other legally acceptable document.

What is NRC card?

The National Register of Citizens (NRC) is a register of all Indian citizens whose creation is mandated by The Citizenship Act 1955, as amended in 2003.

What is NRC and CAA in English?

No Indian will have to prove citizenship by showing documents like identity cards or birth certificates of parents or grandparents dating back to a period before 1971, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said on Friday.

The 1951 NRC in Assam

NRC for Indian citizens in Assam was first created in 1951. Manipur and Tripura were also granted permission to create their own NRCs, but it never materialised. The reason behind the move was to identify Indian citizens in Assam amid “unabated” migration from East Pakistan (now Bangladesh).

How does one prove citizenship?

In Assam, one of the basic criteria was that the names of applicant’s family members should either be at the first NRC ready in 1951 or from the electoral rolls up to March 24, 1971.

Other than that, applicants also had the option to present documents like refugee registration certificate, birth certificate, LIC policy, property and tenancy records, citizenship certificate, passport, government-issued license or certification, bank/post office reports, permanent residential certification, government employment certificate, educational certification, and court documents.

How the NRC being updated?

If any one wants to see his name in the selected list of the citizens of Assam then they have to submit a form with any ‘List A’ documents to prove his residence in the state before March 25, 1971.

If anybody claims that his/ her ancestors are native residents of the Assam then he/she has to submit a form with any document mentioned in the ‘List B’.

List A documents includes;

1.Electoral rolls upto March 25, 1971
2.NRC of 1951
3.Land and tenancy records
4.Citizenship certificate
5.Permanent resident certificate
6.Passport
7.Bank or LIC documents
8.Permanent Residential Certificate
9.Educational certificates and court order records
10.Refugee Registration Certificate

List B documents includes;

1 .Land documents
2.Board or university certificates
3.Birth certificate
4.Bank/LIC/post office records
5.Ration card
6.Electoral rolls
7.Other legally acceptable documents
8. A circle officer or gram panchayat secretary certificate for married women

How is NRC going to help India?

NRC is to be read under Citizens Amendment Act. This Act is being criticized as a betrayal of republic and negation of the principles of Justice, liberty, equality and fraternity which have been granted to every Indian citizens as their fundamental rights.

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