What is the National Register Of Citizens (NRC)?

The National Register of Citizens (NRC) is a register of all citizen whose creation is mandated by the Citizenship Act, 1955 as amended in 2003. It has been implemented for the state of Assam between 2013-14. The Government plan to implement it for the rest of INDIA in 2021.

Before we will start this topic, first we all know that what is NRC and why we will need to implement NRC in the rest of India?

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CAB (Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019)

The CAB(Citizen Amendment Bill) or CAA (Citizen Amendment Act), 2019 bill amends the Citizenship Act of 1955, to give eligibility for Indian citizenship to illegal migrants who are HINDUS, SIKHS, BUDDHIST, JAINS, PARSIS, and CHRISTIANS from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Pakistan, and who entered INDIA on or before 31 December 2014. The bill doesn’t include Muslims. According to the Intelligence Bureau records, will be just over 30,000 people. India’s previous citizenship Act 1955, did not consider religious affiliation to be the criterion for eligibility.

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