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Government approves update of national population register, says no link to NRC

IndiaTimes Tuesday, 24 December 2019
The Union Cabinet on Tuesday cleared a scheme for updating the National Population Register (NPR) . The exercise will involve gathering information for the first time regarding date and place of birth of a usual resident’s mother and father.
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