Citizenship amendment bill: Citizenship amendment bill gets Cabinet nod, set to be tabled in Parliament | The Economic Times

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Slammed by the Opposition as divisive and communal, the bill is a key part of the BJP’s ideological project as it proposes citizenship to non-Muslim, mostly Hindus, refugees living in India and will protect them from the nation-wide NRC drive the central government is planning to identify illegal immigrants.

At the Cabinet briefing, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said the government has taken care of the interests of everyone and “the interest of India.”

Source: Citizenship amendment bill: Citizenship amendment bill gets Cabinet nod, set to be tabled in Parliament – The Economic Times

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