After Haryana, Karnataka Govt Mulls NRC to Identify Illegal Migrants in State.
State Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai explained that the state government is holding negotiations with the Centre on working with the Assam-like NRC, although there are continuing discussions for implementing the taxpayer record across the country.
The Karnataka has held two meetings discussing the urgency of an NRC list for the country, notably in Bengaluru where individuals from several nations and nations have moved in huge numbers, he said.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP in Bangalore South Tejasvi Surya had previously stated that there are over 40,000’illegal Bangladeshi Muslim immigrants’ posing’a threat’ to the safety of the country.
Surya had hunted the extension of NRC to’weed out’ the immigrants stating they had taken refuge in the nation in addition to other parts of the country following the process for upgrading the NRC register in Assam became more stringent.
Karnataka’s decision comes days following Haryana, Delhi, along with the BJP in West Bengal have been mulling over the implementation of this controversial record. Meanwhile, the West Bengal Legislative Assembly passed a resolution against the taxpayer record, collectively moved from the judgment Trinamool Congress, Left Front and Congress.
Recently, Home Minister Amit Shah addressed a seminar on the NRC (Amendment) Bill in Kolkata and said it is clear that West Bengal needed change and the time has come for the change.