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No Document Verification For Population Register: Government Sources


Data for the NPR - intended to be a database of every resident in the country - was first collected in 2010 and updated in 2015.

The new NPR form will for the first time also collect information on "mother tongue".

New Delhi:

Enumerators who come to collect data for the National Population Register or NPR will not ask for documents to verify the details anyone provides, government sources have said amid growing concern that the list could be used as a foundation for a National Register or Citizens (NRC) meant to identify illegal immigrants.

Data for the NPR - intended to be ...


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