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Amid Protests, Maharashtra To Roll Out NPR From 1 May: Report


In the midst of nationwide protests against the CAA, NRC and NPR, the Maharashtra government has reportedly started preparations to roll out the National Population Register and census exercise in the state.

Twenty district collectors and 15 municipal corporation chiefs were briefed on 6 February about the execution of the NPR by Census Director Rashmi Zagde and the General Administration Department’s Principal Secretary, Valsa Nair, Mumbai Mirror reported.

The exercise, which the Union Government had said will be carried out from 1 May to 15 June, will use a force of about 3.34 lakh people to implement the ...


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