UN refrains from commenting on Citizenship Amendment Bill of IndiaDecember 11, 2019 12:53
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The United Nations states that the only concern is to ensure that all governments pursue non-discriminatory laws and therefore refused to comment on the passage of the Citizenship Amendment Bill in Lok Sabha on Tuesday as it states that, the only concern is to ensure that all governments pursue non-discriminatory laws.
When asked about the UN’s response to the passage of bill, “At the same time our concerns are only of being sure that all governments pursue non-discriminatory laws,” Haq said in his weekly briefing.
The non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan will be provided with Indian citizenship as they face religious persecution says the bill.
The bill seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan after facing religious persecution there
The bill was passed in the lower house on Monday after a heated debate with a majority of 311 vote and will be tabled in Rajya Sabha at 2 pm, where the NDA will require atleast 123 MPs support in the 245-member house.
By Shrithika Kushangi