India Copes With National Registry Scam
Effort to count illegal immigration in northeastern region dissolves into outrage
By: Nava Thakuria
India’s project to complete a National Register of Citizens in the northeastern province of Assam has dissolved into a mess of massive cost-overruns, allegations of corruption, years of delays, and apparent shortchanging of thousands of low-paid data processors even though the exercise was monitored by the country’s highest court. India…
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