Skip to main content
Sabrang
Sabrang
India

Exclusive! MP to begin Census House listing & NPR from May 1- June 14

Despite protests, the Congress-led MP govt is all set to begin the NPR and Census House-listing process together from May 1, 2020 and conclude this on June 14

Sabrangindia 13 Feb 2020

MP order

Inquiries by activists under the Right to Information Act (RTI) have revealed that the Madhya Pradesh Govt will begin the Census house listing process and the NPR exercise together  from May 1, 2020 and conclude this by June 14, 2020. This is despite some widespread protests in the state! Replies to the RTI application have revealed a quiet dove-tailing of the Census and NPR operations in Madhya Pradesh, something that was feared by the Citizens for Justice and Peace, weeks ago.

While they are 'no NPR related questions' even in central notification on Census,’ the fact that the NPR Rules of 2003 give the unbridled power to a lower level official to declare any person a ‘Dountful Citizen’ renders the exercise both dangerous and sinister.  In Karnataka however, the Circular to the education department has specifically stated that both house-listing for the Census and the Updation of the NPR shall happen simultaneously.

Both responses to the RTI queries related to the Census 2021 and NPR 2020 in Madhya Pradesh may be seen here.

MP

MP2

Exclusive! MP to begin Census House listing & NPR from May 1- June 14

Despite protests, the Congress-led MP govt is all set to begin the NPR and Census House-listing process together from May 1, 2020 and conclude this on June 14

MP order

Inquiries by activists under the Right to Information Act (RTI) have revealed that the Madhya Pradesh Govt will begin the Census house listing process and the NPR exercise together  from May 1, 2020 and conclude this by June 14, 2020. This is despite some widespread protests in the state! Replies to the RTI application have revealed a quiet dove-tailing of the Census and NPR operations in Madhya Pradesh, something that was feared by the Citizens for Justice and Peace, weeks ago.

While they are 'no NPR related questions' even in central notification on Census,’ the fact that the NPR Rules of 2003 give the unbridled power to a lower level official to declare any person a ‘Dountful Citizen’ renders the exercise both dangerous and sinister.  In Karnataka however, the Circular to the education department has specifically stated that both house-listing for the Census and the Updation of the NPR shall happen simultaneously.

Both responses to the RTI queries related to the Census 2021 and NPR 2020 in Madhya Pradesh may be seen here.

MP

MP2

Related Articles

Theme

Delhi HC

Hate Speech and Delhi Pogrom 2020

A spate of provocative speeches, that amount to hate speech in law and should be prosecuted allowed blood letting to spill on the streets of north east Delhi in February-March 2020
hashimpura

Hashimpura Massacre

The Lemmings of Hashimpura
summer

Summer Culture

Our first summer culture bouquet features fiction from Syria and Iraq and poetry and art from Palestine.
khoj

Teaching Without Prejudice

Report of the CABE Committee on 'Regulatory Mechanisms for Textbooks and Parallel Textbooks Taught in Schools Outside the Government System

Campaigns

Thursday

25

Jun

Bhubaneswar

Monday

13

Jan

Nationwide

Videos

Health

Our families will die of hunger or commit suicide: Auto Drivers of Bengal

Autorickshaw drivers in Bengal are facing major crises amid the covid-19 lockdown. Caught between the struggle of fare hike and reduced number of passengers per ride, they are also facing the risk of scaring away potential passengers and a major reduction of daily income. In such a situation, some auto drivers don’t know the way forward. Watch this SabrangIndia exclusive video where auto rickshaw drivers of Bengal share their experiences.

Health

Our families will die of hunger or commit suicide: Auto Drivers of Bengal

Autorickshaw drivers in Bengal are facing major crises amid the covid-19 lockdown. Caught between the struggle of fare hike and reduced number of passengers per ride, they are also facing the risk of scaring away potential passengers and a major reduction of daily income. In such a situation, some auto drivers don’t know the way forward. Watch this SabrangIndia exclusive video where auto rickshaw drivers of Bengal share their experiences.

IN FACT

Analysis

Delhi HC

Hate Speech and Delhi Pogrom 2020

A spate of provocative speeches, that amount to hate speech in law and should be prosecuted allowed blood letting to spill on the streets of north east Delhi in February-March 2020
hashimpura

Hashimpura Massacre

The Lemmings of Hashimpura
summer

Summer Culture

Our first summer culture bouquet features fiction from Syria and Iraq and poetry and art from Palestine.
khoj

Teaching Without Prejudice

Report of the CABE Committee on 'Regulatory Mechanisms for Textbooks and Parallel Textbooks Taught in Schools Outside the Government System

Archives