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YS Jagan mulls resolution against NPR in AP Assembly

PTI
Published Mar 4, 2020, 1:11 pm IST
Updated Mar 4, 2020, 1:11 pm IST
Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy took to Twitter on Tuesday evening to spell out the YSR Congress' stand on the NPR issue
Y.S.JaganMohan Reddy- Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh (file photo)
 Y.S.JaganMohan Reddy- Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh (file photo)

Amaravati: The Andhra Pradesh government will pass a resolution in the ongoing Budget session of the state assembly, requesting that the Centre maintain the National Population Register (NPR) as it existed in the year 2010.

The chief minister's tweets come in the backdrop of his government's recent order, gearing up the administrative machinery for the conduct of the NPR exercise and Housing Listing and Housing Census as part of Census of India 2021 to be taken up for 45 days between April and September 2020.

 

Here are his series of tweets:

"In view of a number of apprehensions and doubts being expressed in various quarters with respect to the conduct of NPR exercise, following clarifications are issued to all the District Collectors / Principal Census Officers in the shape of "Frequently Asked Questions" (FAQ) for easy dissemination to all concerned,"

Shashi Bhushan Kumar, General Administration Department Secretary

 

He said people are not required to submit any document to the enumerators during the NPR exercise.

Mr Kumar added that all officials involved, from enumerators onwards, "have been/are being trained" to the effect that there was no requirement of submission of any document by the people during the NPR exercise, nor any requirement to insist on answer to any query if people do not intend to answer.

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