Mosques appeal to Muslims to keep documents up-to-date
| Thursday | 12th December, 2019
By Express News ServiceBENGALURU: Mosques across Karnataka have appealed to Muslims to keep their citizenship documents ready and up-to-date.
This is apparently in preparation for the National Register of Citizens (NRC), which Union Home Minister Amit Shah has announced would be implemented across the country before the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.
Also read: Citizenship Bill protests: Army on standby in Assam, internet suspended, curfew in GuwahatiImams and moulvis have been appealing to Muslims to set their documents right if they contain any anomalies.
A Citizens’ Centre was opened three months ago to help people ensure their documents are complete, and to rectify any errors.
Keeping that in view, an effort has been made through the Jamia Masjid, and are asking Muslims to maintain their records,” Maqsood Imran, imam of Jamia Masjid in Bengaluru, said.
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