CAA protest fallout: Govt likely to defer key socio-economic survey

In the possible first blow to the country’s statistical system arising out of the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the government may defer a key socio-economic survey because surveyors are facing the wrath of people who see it as a data collection exercise for determining their citizenship. The decision to recommend the postponement of the National Statistical Office’s 78th round of survey on "domestic tourism expenditure" and "multiple indicators", which began last month, was taken at a meeting of an expert committee, known as the.....

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