Newspaper Headlines: Assam NRC On Page 1 Of All Papers

Updated: September 01, 2019 08:33 IST

All the newspapers have the Assam citizens' list as their lead story. The National Register Citizens or NRC - intended to identify legal residents and move out illegal immigrants from the Assam-- excludes over 19 lakh people.

Newspaper Headlines: Assam NRC On Page 1 Of All Papers
"19,06,657": The Indian Express headlines the exact number of people excluded from the crucial citizens' list. The outcome of the massive NRC exercise has not matched the BJP's long demand and has left its Assam unit discontented. The paper quotes a senior government source as saying that NRC exercise will not be attempted in other states.
Newspaper Headlines: Assam NRC On Page 1 Of All Papers
The Hindustan Times also focuses on Assam as around 1.9 million people found themselves excluded from the final list of the National Register of Citizens' (NRC) published after an effort aimed at ending a four-decade movement against the presence of illegal immigrants.
Newspaper Headlines: Assam NRC On Page 1 Of All Papers
The Assam citizens' list "elicits anger and sense of betrayal", the Times of India says in its Sunday headline. A total of 3.11 crore of the 3.3 crore applicants made it to the final list. The paper has also headline the Motor Vehicles Act 2019 coming into effect from today.
Newspaper Headlines: Assam NRC On Page 1 Of All Papers
And The Telegraph reports that over 19 lakh people in Assam were left stateless, when the final National Register of Citizens' (NRC) was published.
Newspaper Headlines: Assam NRC On Page 1 Of All Papers
"Counting Indians", says The Asian Age. The paper gives a timeline of what happened when the final NRC list was out in Assam and how many names have been included.

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