'No genuine citizen will be left out of NRC'
Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday assured that no genuine citizen will be left out of the National Register of Citizens (NRC).
He gave the assurance in the state Assembly while speaking about the updation of the NRC and its first draft released on December 31 last year. The chief minister was replying to the debate on the Motion of Thanks to the Governor's address in the House.
He appealed to the opposition to work together with the government for the inclusive growth of the society.
"Change is not only about building new roads and bridges. Change should come in the attitude of the people and their mindset," Sonowal said.
During his reply, he also said that the overall law and order situation in the state had improved. The chief minister said, "We will not indulge in corruption. The people of Assam have reposed their faith in us."