NALBARI, June 28 - The names of 1,542 people, who were declared as foreigners by the Foreigners Tribunal, will be dropped from the final draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) to be published on June 30.
The names of the next kin of the declared foreigners will also be dropped from the draft NRC, Nalbari Deputy Commissioner Sanjib Kumar Das said at a press conference here yesterday evening.
The Deputy Commissioner said that the names of doubtful voters will also be dropped from the NRC draft. There are 546 doubtful voters in the district.
He said that a total of 25,752 families have increased in the district in four years � from 2011 to 2015.
In 2011, as per the census report, there were 1,55,118 families, while as per the NRC report in 2015, the number of families increased to 1,80,870. Nalbari district received 8,27,313 application forms from the 18,0870 families, he said.
Meanwhile, Superintendent of Police Shiladitya Chetiya said that the police administration has strengthened security arrangements in the district ahead of to the publication of the NRC final draft on June 30.
A total of 32 NRC service centre areas out of 65 have been identified as very sensitive, he said. District Development Commissioner Nadira Jeanine, and Additional Deputy Commissioners Udayaditya Gogoi and Gau risankar Sarma also attended the press meet.