TDN World Desk: There is no link between National Population Register (NPR) and National Register of Citizen (NRC), said Amit Shah, the Union Home Minister on Tuesday.

Speaking to news agency ANI editor Smita Prakash, Shah claimed that NPR and NRC are two different process. And the information collected through NPR cannot be used in NRC.

“NPR is register of population, and NRC is register of citizens. There is no link between the two and the two have different processes,” Sah told ANI in an exclusive interview.

Reacting to Kerala and Bengal governments’ decision to put NPR on hold, Shah who is also the president of BJP said, ” I will talk and appeal to them that no politics should be done on this.”