GUWAHATI, June 22 - Senior Assam government officials today reviewed the law-and-order situation of four districts ahead of the publication of the next draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) slated for the month end, officials said.
The officials, who were led by Chief Secretary TY Das and Director General of Police Kuladhar Saikia, reviewed the law and order and internal security situation of the central Assam districts of Nagaon, Morigaon, Hojai and the hill district of West Karbi Anglong, a police spokesman said here today.
This is the fourth meeting of the officials, who will visit all the districts of Assam before the publication of the draft NRC, the officials said.
Besides the Chief Secretary and DGP, the team of officials include the Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Alok Kumar, Principal Secretary (Home) L Changson, Special DGP(SB) Pallab Bhattacharya, ADGP (Security) Harmeet Singh and IGP (Law and Order) Deepak Kumar, an official release said.
The Deputy Commissioners, Superintendents of Police and other senior police officials, Army and Central paramilitary forces were present in the meeting which discussed various issues related to the NRC update.
The importance of constant interaction with the people to allay their apprehension, facilities available in respect of claims and objections for which an exhaustive awareness programme would be launched and other related issues were discussed in the meeting, the release added. � PTI