Lok Sabha votes in favour of introducing Citizenship Amendment Bill

Through this bill, Indian citizenship will be provided to the members of Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian communities, who have come from the three countries to India till December 31, 2014, to put an end to them being treated as illegal immigrants in the country.

Written by December 9, 2019 12:47

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah tables contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in Lok Sabha and said that it is not even .001 per cent against minorities in the country.

Amit Shah tables Citizenship Bill in Lok

“This Bill is not even .001 per cent against minorities in the country,” Shah said in the House, amid much uproar by the opposition. The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 seeks to grant Indian citizenship to non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan.

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Through this bill, Indian citizenship will be provided to the members of Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian communities, who have come from the three countries to India till December 31, 2014, to put an end to them being treated as illegal immigrants in the country.

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# HM Amit Shah: If any Muslim from these three(Afghanistan,Pakistan,Bangladesh) nations, applies for citizenship according to our law, then we will consider it, but the person won’t get benefit of this amendment as the person has not faced religious persecution