No decision yet to ‘prepare’ NRC at national level, says Nityanand Rai

Rao said the government hasn't taken any decision to bring in a nationwide NRC yet

Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai informed the Lok Sabha that no decision to bring in a nationwide NRC has been made yet. File photo: PTI

The Centre has, till now, not taken any decision to “prepare” a National Register of Indian Citizens at the national level, Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai informed the Lok Sabha through a written statement on Tuesday (February 4).

In the written reply, Rai said, “Till now, the government has not taken any decision to prepare National Register of Indian Citizens (NRIC) at the national level.”

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