• What Is Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019?

    On December 9, 2019, the BJP re-introduced the Citizenship Amendment Bill in Parliament

    NewsClick Team

    December 10, 2019

    On December 9, 2019, the BJP re-introduced the Citizenship Amendment Bill in Parliament. The Bill seeks to provide Indian citizenship to refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. However, the bill excludes Muslim refugees from seeking citizenship through this route. NewsClick presents the journey of the bill, including the violent protests against it, in the North-eastern states.


     

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