The Union Ministry of Home Affairs stressed the need for updating National Population Register in its annual report on Monday. The exercise has been protested by minorities following the introduction of the 2019 citizenship law.
The National Population Register is a list of all the usual residents of India. It was first prepared in 2010.
The Union Government has already approved the expenditure of 3941.35 crores for updation of NPR, states the report.
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