Political Buzz

BJP's Tejasvi Surya urges Centre to extend NRC to K'taka

ANI | July 10, 2019 02:52 PM
BJP MP Tejasvi Surya speaking in Lok Sabha.

New Delhi [India], July 10 (ANI): Saying that illegal migrants are a security threat in Karnataka, BJP MP Tejasvi Surya on Wednesday called upon the Centre to extend National Register of Citizens (NRC) to the state to remove Bangladeshis migrants from Karnataka.

Speaking in the Lok Sabha, MP from Bangalore South constituency, said, "Illegal immigrants are a security threat to the state. Yesterday a terror module that operates from Bangladesh was busted in Bengaluru. I call upon the Centre to extend NRC to Karnataka and Bengaluru to weed out Bangladeshis who have come here illegally."

NRC is a register containing names of Indian citizens, which was prepared for the only time in 1951 and is being updated for only Assam to weed out the illegal immigrants.

When the draft NRC was published on July 30 last year, there was a huge controversy over the exclusion of 40.7 lakh people from it.

The draft included the names of 2.9 crore people out of the total 3.29 crore applications.

The final list of the NRC will be published on July 31, 2019. (ANI)

Have something to say? Post your comment
Must Read
Capt Amarinder led Punjab Cabinet okays Phase II of Swachh Bharat Mission in convergence with Finance Comission Grants etc
Capt Amarinder led Punjab Cabinet okays Phase II of Swachh Bharat Mission in convergence with Finance Comission Grants etc
Punjab Cabinet approves fee hike for MBBS course in govt & Pvt Medical Colleges
Punjab Cabinet approves fee hike for MBBS course in govt & Pvt Medical Colleges
MP Santokh Chaudhary writes to Amit Shah and Yogi Adityanath on misuse of photo of Guru Ravidas ji on a tobacco product
MP Santokh Chaudhary writes to Amit Shah and Yogi Adityanath on misuse of photo of Guru Ravidas ji on a tobacco product
On a complaint of minor scuffle, Baghapurana police harass the accused so much for five days forcing him to leave his house, police search house along with complainant's family members
On a complaint of minor scuffle, Baghapurana police harass the accused so much for five days forcing him to leave his house, police search house along with complainant's family members
MP, MLAs, Chairmen and administration agree for further strict enforcement of lockdown from 7 pm to 7 am for safeguarding lives of people
MP, MLAs, Chairmen and administration agree for further strict enforcement of lockdown from 7 pm to 7 am for safeguarding lives of people
Encouraging response to crop diversification programme by Punjab farmers
Encouraging response to crop diversification programme by Punjab farmers
Police takes strict action against MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira flouting lockdown norms
Police takes strict action against MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira flouting lockdown norms
Punjab government transfers 45 police officer (See list attached)
Punjab government transfers 45 police officer (See list attached)
In a good news, report of all 167 samples sent yesterday comes negative
In a good news, report of all 167 samples sent yesterday comes negative
More than 49,189 patients treated during lockdown under Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojana: Balbir Singh Sidhu
More than 49,189 patients treated during lockdown under Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojana: Balbir Singh Sidhu
Four PCS officers transferred in Punjab
Four PCS officers transferred in Punjab
After 51 days, Faridkot district becomes Coronavirus free
After 51 days, Faridkot district becomes Coronavirus free