Guwahati : Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi criticised the updation process of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and said that, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP wouldn’t want to deport the illegal Bangladeshis.
Tarun Gogoi said that, PM Modi and BJP want to give Indian citizenship to the Bangladeshis.
“During the election campaign in 2014 general elections, PM Modi said that, all illegal Bangladeshis must to be leaved India after 16 May. PM Modi also said that, he will deport all illegal Bangladeshis after 16 May. But how many illegal Bangladeshis have been deported. They will not deport them. They will provide all facilities to them,” Tarun Gogoi said.
Tarun Gogoi further said that, the NRC list contains lots of errors as many people have been excluded in the list.
“There are many people from former President’s nephew to wife of deputy speaker of Assam assembly have been excluded in the list,” Gogoi said.
The former Assam Chief Minister claimed that, the Congress is the father of NRC in Assam and the entire process was started during the Congress tenure.
(By Hemanta Kumar Nath, Guwahati)