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Amit Shah bats for nationwide NRC, says no one should be worried

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New Delhi: The National Register of Citizens (NRC) will be implemented nationwide, said Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, asserting that no person from any religion need to be afraid of it.

“The NRC exercise is monitored by the Supreme Court. No religion has been targeted or isolated during the NRC exercise,” said Shah responding to a query of Congress leader Syed Nasir Hussain. The MP asked whether the NRC provides citizenship to immigrants of six non-Muslim faiths.

Shah said NRC and The Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016, which lapsed on June 3, 2019, are two different issues and both should not be seen through one prism.

Shah said people whose names are missing from the NRC can approach tribunals formed at the tehsil level. The Assam government will provide financial help to those who don’t have the money to file pleas, he said. Shah said the government would bear the cost of hiring a lawyer.

The updated final NRC, which validates genuine Indian citizens, has left out over 19 lakh applicants in Assam. Most of these are people who have not produced required documents to prove their claims and have the option of appealing to Foreigners’ Tribunals and subsequently approach the courts.

In Assam, the NRC aims to identify illegal immigrants who entered the state and settled after March 25, 1971.

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Actress Divya Chouksey passes away;Sought help in her last tweet.

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According to media reports, Divya was suffering from cancer. Divya’s friend Niharika Raizada has confirmed the death of the actress by writing a post on Facebook. Divya’s cousin Soumya wrote on her Facebook account – ‘I have to tell with great sadness that my cousin Divya Chaukse has died today at a very young age due to cancer.’

She further added ,’She did an acting course from London, she was also a very good model. She has worked in many films and serial. Today she left us. May her soul rest in peace. ‘

Divya Chouksey was not very active on Twitter. But in her last tweet, she asked for help. Divya’s last tweet was on May 7. In her last tweet, Divya wrote, Does anyone know about misseltow therapy? I need help. ‘

Divya started her career with the film ‘Hai Apna Dil To Avara’. Divya was also seen in many advertisements. According to the information, apart from acting, Divya had also taken training in Kathak, Ballroom and Dance.

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