Chandigarh | Days after the NRC was implemented in Assam, Haryana Chief Minister Manoharlal Khattar said NRC will be implemented in the state as well.
After meeting with Justice HS Bhalla retired and former Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba, Khattar said, “We will implement NRC in Haryana”.
“The State government is making at a fast pace on family identity card and its data would also be used in NRC”, said Chief Minister.
An official release, quoting the CM, said, “The state government is working on a parivar pechchan patra and added its data would be used in the NRC”.
Khattar met Justice HS Bhalla and former Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba under his party’s Maha Sampark Abhiyan ahead of state polls in October. The Haryana Chief Minister had previously supported the implementation of NRC in the state.
Former CM and Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday said “that there was nothing new in Khattar’s statement regarding NRC in Haryana what the CM has said is already the law. Foreigners have to leave. It is the responsibility of the government to identify them,” said Hooda.
Khattar Separately said the Constitution of a Law Commission was also being considered in Haryana and an independent department would be set up to seek the services of intellectuals. Justice Bhalla suggested a law” The commission should be set up in Haryana. we shall study it and examine this too. The government will look into the feasibility of setup these commissions and if people get benefitted with it, it will be set up, said Khattar”.
The final Assam NRC list, released last month, left out 19 lakh people and raised concerns among several shut leaders, even from the BJP.
The process of NRC for Assam was started way back in 2013, following the supreme court has an order. The apex court has been monitoring the process since then.