TDN World Desk: Bengal leads the way, Kerala followed. The Left ruled Kerala now to put hold on updation of National Population Register (NPR).

Issuing a order the Kerala CPI(M) government said, “Considering the apprehensions among the general public about the conduct of NPR related activities would lead to national register of citizens (NRC) in the wake of citizenship amendment act 2019, the state government orders to stay all the activities connected with the updation of NPR in the state.”

Before Kerala, Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal has given a similar instruction to abstain from conducting NPR in the state.