Guwahati, March 4 : While, the National Register of Citizens (NRC) updation process is going in Assam to detect illegal foreigners residing in the state, a shocking data has come out that, over 1600 families of illegal Bangladeshi muslim are illegally residing in Karbi Anglong district.
It was revealed by the Chief Executive Member of Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC).
Tuliram Ronghang, CEM of Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council revealed that, around 1634 families of illegal Bangladeshi muslim are illegally residing in the hill district of Assam.
He said that, eviction drives against the illegal foreigners are continuing.
Continuing operations against the illegal Bangladeshi muslims, who illegally residing in Assam's Karbi Anglong district, the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) has carried out eviction drives against the illegal Bangladeshis.
The Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council authorities have so far evicted 1672 houses of illegal Bangladeshi muslims residing illegally in the hill district.
The authorities had carried out its drive at at Langkaijan area in the district and evicted over 100 houses of illegal Bangladeshi muslims, who encroached a vast forest area.
"Total geographical area in Karbi Anglong is 10,434 sq km and huge number of illegal Bangladeshi muslims are living in the territory of Karbi Anglong district. We have carried out eviction drive against these illegal Bangladeshi muslims," Tuliram Ronghang said.
He further said that, 1634 illegal Bangladeshi muslim families are illegally living in the hill district and eviction drives are continued.
It is to be mentioned that, over 40 lakh people were excluded from the complete draft of NRC, which was published on July 30 last year.
(By Hemanta Kumar Nath, Guwahati)