SC Order – Transfer of NRC CoordinatorAssam’s National Register of Citizens
October 18th 2019
On August 31st 2019, the Office of the State Coordinator published the final National Register of Citizens (NRC), excluding 19 lakh persons. Today, a special bench composed of CJI Gogoi, Bobde and Justice Nariman JJ directed the Union to transfer Assam’s National Register of Citizens (NRC) State Coordinator, Prateek Hajela, to the State of Madhya Pradesh.
Attorney General K.K. Venugopal inquired whether there was a reason for the transfer. CJI Gogoi observed that all orders have a basis, but declined to detail what this basis may be.
(This report was produced based on reporting by the Times of India)