Wednesday 18 December 2019

Citizenship Amendment Act: Why is it so contentious and has Modi gone too far? (CGTN)

Uproar, protest and violence continue in India over the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act. The legislation would grant citizenship to those migrating to India from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan except for Muslims. Critics of Modi's Hindu nationalist policy say this is the first time India is attempting to use religion as a criterion for granting citizenship. Modi denies such claims. What are the controversies over the Citizenship Amendment Act?

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