First NRC casualty! Uncertain over family’s inclusion in NRC, woman kills self in Assam

A woman allegedly committed suicide in Tezpur in northern Assam’s Sonitpur district this morning following rumours of non-inclusion of her family’s names in the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) for the state, which was published today. The woman, Sayera Begum, of Dolabari in Tezpur, reportedly killed herself by jumping into a well.

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