How to Search Legacy Data, 4 Ways to Find your Legacy in NRC Assam

What is NRC Legacy Data?

The NRCassam legacy data is the documents namely 1951 NRC (National Register of Citizens) and Electoral Rolls upto midnight of 24th March 1971 are collectively called as the Legacy Data. Using legacy data, the people of Assam or residing outside of Assam can prove that they are legal citizens if India and can apply for inclusion of name in the NRC.

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One has to adduce the proof of residence in Assam of himself/herself or his/her ancestors prior to midnight of 24th March 1971 for inclusion in NRC. In Simple words, Legacy Data is the proof of document to be a citizen of India.

How to Find/Search Legacy Data on

AT THE NSKs(Nearest Seva Kendras):- Each of your own/nearest NRC Seva Kendras will have the computerized or hard copies of Legacy data.  These copies have the village database of legacy data falling under the respective Kendra. One can check the legacy data of any village in through the manual search or computerized search

NRC WEBSITE:- The Legacy Data is also available on NRC official website, and

1. Village Image Search:

  • Goto here
  • Click on Village Image Search on Navigation above.
  • Select your district
  • Then Select your village.
  • Click on View image.
  • That’s it, you will see the name list of the village.
legacy data village image search

Legacy data village image search

How to search legacy data

Example Village search output

2. Search by Village List:

You can also check Legacy data of 1971 & 1951 by village list search.

  • Goto the official website again.
  • Enter navigate to the village list.
  • Select district from the left panel.
  • Now select your village from the village list.
  • You can also use the search bar on above to search village list from a respective district.
  • Then click on view select village data button on the bottom.
Example of village list

Example Data Output

3. Village ID Search:

After finding out your village list, you can save your village id for future references to find out legacy data quickly. The procedure to search legacy data by village id is same, but here simply choose the village id option, and enter your village id of legacy data then click on view.

Still not clear?

If You have any doubts about how to correct legacy name, What Happens if legacy data not found, How to link legacy data by married women, etc then read official F.A.Q. here.

4. Nearest NRC Seva Kendras:

If you are not a techy person, or somehow couldn’t find your legacy data in Assam NRC, you can also check your nearest NRC Seva Kendra, or campaigns where you have submitted for NRC application form.

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