However, on 20th November 2019, Home Minister declared during a parliamentary session that the register would be extended to the entire country. The register was first prepared after the 1951 Census of India and since then it has not been updated until recently.
NRC stands for National Register of Citizens. It is the register containing names of Indian Citizens in Assam, i.e. a list of Indian citizens of Assam. It was prepared for the first time in 1951 after the Census of 1951.
The process of NRC update is divided into the following phases:
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