Assam NRC record information offline from official web site

by Jeremy Spirogis
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All the info within the closing record of National Citizen Register (NRC) has gone offline from its official web site on account of non-renewal of contract with IT firm Wipro. On this, the opposition Congress has referred to as it a 'malicious act'.

After the ultimate record was printed on 31 August 2019, full particulars of the inclusion and exclusion of the names of real Indian residents had been uploaded on the official web site However, this information will not be obtainable for the previous couple of days.

Panic in individuals

This incident has induced panic among the many individuals, particularly these excluded from the record as they’re but to be issued certificates of their names being rejected. <! –


This is the explanation

When contacted, NRC state coordinator Hitesh Dev Sharma admitted that the info had gone offline however dismissed the allegation of getting malicious intent within the meantime. "Cloud service was provided by Wipro for huge amount of data and their contract was till October last year," he mentioned. However, its earlier coordinator didn’t renew. Therefore, the info went offline from December 15 after Wipro suspended it. I took cost on 24 December. ”He mentioned that the State Coordination Committee had determined to do the mandatory formalities within the 30 January assembly and wrote a letter to Wipro within the first week of February. Sharma mentioned, "When Wipro makes the info stay, it would grow to be obtainable to the general public. We hope that folks will have the ability to see it in two-three days. ''

' The disappearance of on-line information is a malicious act '

Reacting to the event, Leader of the Opposition within the state meeting Devavrata Saikia wrote a letter to the Registrar General of India and requested him to look into the topic instantly. He mentioned, "… there is complete doubt about the disappearance of online data is a malicious act."

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