NEW DELHI: The Union home ministry has convened a conference on Friday to discuss the upcoming census and National Population Register (NPR) exercises with the states and enlist their cooperation for their smooth conduct.
Union minister of state for home Nityanand Rai will chair the meeting that will also be attended by Registrar General of India, Union home secretary as well as chief secretaries and census directors of all states and UTs, among others. The conference comes amid reservations expressed by some states against NPR, citing its link with NRC. At least two states — West Bengal and Kerala — recently put the NPR process on hold.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee had on Wednesday announced that representatives from her state wiRead More – Source