On Thursday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah made a clarification regarding National Popular Register (NPR). He said that no one would be declared doubtful (D), if the person failed to produce relevant papers.
Amit Shah spoke on NPR
No documents needed said Amit Shah. He allowed people to give whatever information they have and leave the questions blank. And he assured that no one would be marked D.
was participating in a discussion on Delhi Violence in Rajya Sabha when Congress leader Kapil Sibal raised the question whether “D” would be removed from NPR. The Home Minister replied that no documents would be asked from the people.Amit Shah even asked the Leader of Opposition, Ghulam Nabi Azad of Congress and other opposition leaders to visit him to clarify doubts on NPR.
Congress wary of NPR
Kapil Sibal asked about usability of the exercise, if no documents were needed. Several states including Bihar and Tamil Nadu where BJP allies are in power have refused to carry out NPR exercise. In Bihar, there is Nitish Kumar and in Tamil Nadu, there is AIADMK in power with the help of BJP.