Why Bengaluru doesn’t need the NRC
The state has just 4,420 people of Bangladeshi origin, as per the census. Where is the call for NRC coming from?
Known for its tolerance, Bengaluru has also witnessed tensions around the threat of cultural engulfment and the loss of the linguistic primacy of Kannada
Bengaluru: How many villages might Bangalore have swallowed?" A farmer activist conferred a demonic quality to the spatial sprawl of Bengaluru, a city with a population of 410,000 in 1941, which rose to 1.2 million in 1961, and stood at 8.5 million in 2011. The migrant movements at the heart of this expansion have now attained newfound significance due to persistent and vociferous calls for the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Karnataka over the past few months.