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Earlier on Sunday, JD (U) vice-president Prashant Kishor thanked the Congress party and its leadership for their "formal and unequivocal rejection" of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and NRC.

Taking about the controversy over 'Chapaak' movie after Deepika Padukone's visit to JNU, he said, "Everybody has right to express his or her view and can express solidarity with one group or another. So she also has this right and it is part of our democracy". (ANI)

Chidambaram said if the BJP says the NPR 2010 was correct, it should stick to the same form. "Don't go beyond the 15 fields. And announce that the NPR will not be done. Even yesterday the Home Minister refused to announce the NRC will not be done," he said.

A set of documents in public domain reveal that National Population Register (NPR) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) was apparently conceived and launched by the UPA government.

"The Prime Minister of RSS lies to Bharat Mata," Gandhi captioned the post in Hindi with the hashtag 'Jhoot Jhoot Jhoot' (lies, lies, lies).

The internet services, which were suspended across Assam on December 11 amid protests over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, were restored on Friday.

The exam was earlier scheduled to be held on December 22 but got postponed after Assam recently witnessed protests in several areas against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019.

The weather forecast agency further predicted that cold day conditions will also continue to prevail in pockets over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and Rajasthan today but will gradually become less intense from tomorrow.

The CAA seeks to provide citizenship to Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian communities who have faced religious persecution in Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan and have arrived in India on or before December 31, 2014.

This article of Indian constitution safeguards the rights of local people in employment and education and was created after agitation in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Article 371 was incorporated in the 32nd Amendment of the Constitution in 1974.