Dhubri : With the proceedings of the National Register for Citizens underway in the state of Assam, an incident of a pregnant lady giving birth to her child outside the NRC Seva Kendra at Dhubri’s Mankachar area has been reported. The Supreme court has ordered that State government finish off the task of NRC by 31 July.
As per reports, the woman identified as Mafida Khatoon from Chapar village had visited the NRC Seva Kendra for a hearing on March 28th, 2019. While waiting for her name, the woman went into labour. A group of women took her to a private room at the NSK and helped her deliver the baby.
The South Salmara unit of All Assam Students’ Union appealed the NSK officials to re-schedule the hearing date for Khatoon’s family.
The Apex court has ordered the state government to carry on with the work of NRC even during the Lok Sabha elections. The Supreme Court has set 31st July as the deadline for the completion of the NRC work.