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NPR will serve as database for NRC, oppose it, give fake names: Arundhati

Addressing a protest gathering at Delhi University, she also claimed that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) was targeted against the Muslims of the country.

Saima Siddiqui

Saima SiddiquiBy Saima Siddiqui

Published on 25 Dec 2019 11:28 AM GMT

NPR will serve as database for NRC, oppose it, give fake names: Arundhati
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New Delhi: Opposing NRC, writer and activist Arundhati Roy on Wednesday claimed that the National Population Register (NPR) will serve as a database for NRC and urged people to oppose it and give fake names when officials come to register you under NPR.

Addressing a protest gathering at Delhi University, she also claimed that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) was targeted against the Muslims of the country. The activist also urged people not to disclose their details and in a controversial statement asked them to tell any name like 'Ranga', 'Billa' to the government officials for NPR survey.

She hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accusing him of "lying" on the NRC issue during a rally at Ramlila ground on Sunday.

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(PTI)

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