What about names on electoral rolls but not in NRC? SC asks EC to file affidavit

Shruti Mahajan March 12 2019

The Supreme Court today asked the Election Commission to file an affidavit on the action the institution will take with respect to the names that reflect in the electoral rolls but not in the National Register of Citizens (NRC) of Assam published in July last year.

The direction came from the Bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna in a petition seeking voting rights for persons whose names do not figure in the NRC.

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