Resolution To Implement National Register Of Citizens Adopted By Manipur

Manipur Assembly passed two private member resolutions on Friday . The state assembly passed the resolutions to establish a state population commission and implement the National Register of Citizens .

The Manipur Assembly unanimously passed two private member resolutions on Friday, the last day of the state assembly's budget session, to establish a state population commission and implement the National Register of Citizens (NRC), according to JD(U) legislator Kh Joykishan, who stated that the hill areas saw a population growth of 153.3 percent between 1971 and 2001 and around 125 percent between 2001 and 2011.Mr. Manipur, the northeastern state of Myanmar, expressed dissatisfaction with outsiders' claims to manipur, arguing that the immense population growth, particularly in the hills, could be attributed to the alleged influx of people from outside.In addition, several civic organizations called for an updated NRC (with a specific cut-off date to identify illegal immigrants in the state).