No Need To Panic, Rajnath On Draft NRC For Assam


New Delhi: Assuring that there is no need to panic, Home Minister Rajnath Singh
said on Monday that the draft National Register of Citizens for Assam is completely

Rajnath’s reaction comes immediately after the NRC draft was published on Monday which excluded 4 million citizens from its list.

The Home Minister said, “No coercive action will be taken against anyone. Hence,
there is no need for anyone to panic. Even someone whose name is not in the final
list can approach the foreigners tribunal. Some people are unnecessarily trying to
create an atmosphere of fear. This is a completely impartial report. No
misinformation should be spread. This is a draft and not the final list.”

The NRC list is being updated following a direction by the apex court of the