A National Register of Citizens officer takes a photograph of the eyes of a boy at an NRC centre in Gauhati. Photo: AP

Nearly 2 million face statelessness in India’s Assam as controversial citizenship list published

  • A total of 31.1 million people in Assam were included in a final National Register of Citizens, but 1.9 million were deemed ineligible
  • Only those who can demonstrate that they or their forebears were in India before 1971 could be included in the list
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A National Register of Citizens officer takes a photograph of the eyes of a boy at an NRC centre in Gauhati. Photo: AP
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