Assam: NRC officials may be exempted from election duty during LS polls
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Assam: NRC officials may be exempted from election duty during LS polls

TNT Bureau

Guwahati | March 08, 2019

In view of the fast approaching Lok Sabha Assembly Elections, the Assam state election commission, in order to ensure a hassle free NRC process has asked all state departments to consider exempting NRC officials from election duty .

The dates for the Lok Sabha Elections is set to be announced anytime soon within this month as per an EC notification.

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Earlier, the Supreme Court had asked the state government, the NRC co-ordinator and the EC to ensure that the upcoming general elections did not slow down the process.

With inputs from Pratidin Time

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