NEW DELHI, Sept 2 - A day after External Affairs Ministry�s statement, the Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday clarified that persons left out of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) final list will not be detained under any circumstances till they exhaust all remedies available under law.
An MHA spokesman said that such persons will continue to enjoy all rights as earlier, like any other citizen, including the right to employment, education and property.
The State government has made necessary arrangements to provide legal aid to the needy people among those excluded from NRC final list by providing all assistance through the district legal services authorities, the spokesperson said.
Adequate judicial process has also been made available for the affected persons to appeal in the foreigners tribunals within 120 days from August 31. To facilitate their appeal, 200 new foreigners tribunals are functional from today in addition to the already existing 100 tribunals.