GUWAHATI, Sept 15 - A round table conference on the situation in the State post-NRC, organised by the Asam Sahitya Sabha and two other organisations, today urged the Government to make legal provision for including the names of genuine Indian citizens in the NRC without involving the role of Foreigners� Tribunal.
A number of eminent citizens who gathered on the occasion urged the government and the authorities concerned to take measures for doing away with the discrepancies in the NRC.
Expressing concern over the fact that a number of genuine Indian citizens are left out, and the allegations about the inclusion of a large number of foreigners in the final list, the round table appealed to the authorities to adopt statutory means to initiate a reverification.
The second round of conference titled �Assam after NRC: A round table in the quest of knowledge� was held under the aegis of Asam Sahitya Sabha, Nanda Talukdar Foundation and Studio Nilima. The event was conducted by writer-journalist Mrinal Talukdar.
Addressing the conference, Sahitya Sabha president Dr Paramananda Rajbongshi appealed to all to provide constructive recommendations on the entire issue to give a positive message to the people of Assam.
Eminent citizens who took part in the round table conference included educationist Professor Udayon Misra, Prasanta J Baruah, executive editor of The Assam Tribune, Prasanta Rajguru, editor, Amar Asom,� journalists Rajib Bhattacharyya, Sushanta Talukdar and Ratnadeep Choudhury, advocate Bijon Mahajan, Arup Borbora, Ankur Tamuli Phukan, AS Tapadar, Ashraful Hussain, Brajen Deka, Jamsher Ali, Pradyumna Goswami, Sanjib Goswami, Shashadhar Choudhury, Shantanu Borthakur, Subimal Bhattacharyya, Diganta Das, Mominul Awal, Subhash Chandra Kayel and Rasel Hussain, among others.
From Asam Sahitya Sabha, Abani Mohan Saharia, Manik Ahmed and Parinita Bujarbarua took part in the discussion.
The organisers will publish the recommendations of the round table conference in English and Assamese and submit it to the authorities concerned.