Post NRC draft, security beefed up in other North-Eastern States


Dalim Phukan, Special Correspondent
PROBE NEWS : Following the publication of first draft of National Register of Citizen (NRC) in Assam, the governments of North-Eastern States has tightened its security order in border areas of the country to restrict illegal migrants to step their feet in the Indian Territory. The NRC, which was first developed in  1951, has been going under a process of updation in Assam under the supervision of the Supreme Court to evict the illegal migrants. The first draft of the NRC was published on the midnight of December 31, 2017. Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Manipur have been among the States that upraised and firmed their border security. According to an official release, Arunachal SP joined hands with their Assam counterparts to work on the issue more effectively. SB Singh, the Meghalaya Director General of police said the State police have tightened its security structure on the border areas with Assam following publication of the NRC first draft. Meanwhile, in Manipur and Nagaland, special police teams have been deployed to restrict the illegal entry of migrants into the State. In Manipur the team rescued at the Jiribam Babupara Bazar and along the Barak River bordering Mizoram, whereas in Nagaland the team moved at Mao Gate in Senapati district bordering Nagaland.

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