New Delhi, Mar 24: The NPR exercise scheduled to begin from April 1 2020 has been postponed in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
The Home Ministry said that due to the outbreak of the virus, the first phase of the census and NPR have been postponed until further orders.
New Delhi, Mar 23: The NPR exercise scheduled to begin from April 1 2020 is likely to be put off in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
The matter has been discussed several times over the past week and the government may make an official announcement regarding this in the next couple of days. Further the Home Ministry is also monitoring the situation to decide on whether the Census 2021 exercise should also be postponed or not.
New Delhi, Mar 21: The government is exploring the option of deferring the launch of the census and NPR exercise owing to the coronavirus outbreak. The exercises were to begin from April 1 2020 and the centre would now advise the states to defer the same.
The exercise was to kickoff at Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep and Meghalaya on April 1.
Why have protests over the citizenship law turned so violent? The events that transpired in the national capital only highlights the point that the government’s measures stand in the way of the long-term plan of radical Islamists called “demographic jihad”
The radicals have come on to the streets and wrecked absolute havoc. They say that they are protesting the newly amended citizenship law, which does not affect them at all.
When the debate progresses, these radicals speak about NRC and NPR. The NPR is a normal census exercise and the NRC aims at identifying illegal immigrants, so that the real citizens of India are not deprived of their rights.
New Delhi, Feb 17: Several states have said that the NPR would not be implemented. Kerala and several Congress ruled states said that have said that the NPR will not be implemented.
New Delhi, Feb 17: The NPR update would commence from April 1 and President Ram Nath Kovind would be the first one to be enrolled.
On April 1, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Vice President Venkaiah Naidu too are likely to be enrolled. The Register General and Census Commissioner is likely to visit the residences of the PM and VP. Precedent demands that the first person to be enrolled is the President of India.
New Delhi, Jan 16: Kerala and West Bengal have communicated to the Registrar General to put on hold the exercise of the National Population Register (NPR). The Registrar General has received the communication, two weeks after both the state governments had said that the NPR would not be implemented.
The states had written to their respective district magistrates saying that this process would be detrimental to public and hence the same be put on hold, a Home Ministry source confirmed to OneIndia.
The source, however, added that the Home Ministry has no reason to believe that these states would not cooperate. The manpower for such an exercise is drawn from the states.
New Delhi, Jan 02: The Union Home Ministry has said that no person needs to submit documents during the NPR process.
The information provided by the individuals would be accepted and no documents would need to be submitted, a Home Ministry official clarified to OneIndia.
Bhumidhar Burman, the revenue minister of Assam in 2009 had informed the state Assembly that two detention camps would be set up to house illegal immigrants. It is clear that the detention centres had come up in 2008-09 under the Tarun Gogoi government.
In Assam alone, 70,000 persons, who were declared as illegal immigrants, have vanished. They were to be deported, but they have blended with the rest of the population in the country and remain untraceable.
Before the Supreme Court, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta had submitted that several illegal immigrants had blended with the local population both in Assam and other parts of the country.
New Delhi, Dec 24: Move over citizenship bill, the hot topic now is the NPR. The focus over the next couple of days is likely to shift to the NPR or the National Population Register.