PM Modi on NRC: No Indian citizen will have to leave the country

By: Express News Service | New Delhi |
Updated: August 13, 2018 1:55:17 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (PTI photo/File)

ASSURING THAT “no citizen of India will have to leave the country” under the ongoing exercise to finalise the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asserted that NRC is a “promise of ours” and it was his government’s duty to honour “the mandate” they have got for it.

“I want to assure the people that no citizen of India will have to leave the country. As per the due process, all possible opportunities will be given to get their concerns addressed. The NRC was a promise of ours, which we are fulfilling under the guidance of the Honourable Supreme Court. It is not about politics but about people. If someone is making it about rajneeti (politics), it is extremely unfortunate….

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