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What Do Decades of Experience with Listing Exercises Tell Us About the Prospects of Compiling a Nationwide NRC? | Nikhil Srivastav | The Times of India

Some Indians, including some in the government, now believe that a registry of citizens should exist and should be used to govern.   How capable is the Indian state at drawing up accurate lists?  In this article, R.I.C.E. Research Fellow, Nikhil Srivastav, reviews evidence of previous government efforts to create lists of certain population groups and draws some important conclusions.  Read more…