নাগরিকত্ব সংশোধনী আইনের সম্বন্ধে বক্তব্য রাখেন মাননীয় স্বরাষ্ট্রমন্ত্রী
MINISTRY OF LAW AND JUSTICE
New Delhi, the 12th December, 2019/Agrahayana 21, 1941 (Saka)
THE CITIZENSHIP (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2019
- 1.”Provided that any person belonging to Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi or Christian community from Afghanistan, Bangladesh or Pakistan, who entered into India on or before the 31st day of December, 2014 and who has been exempted by the Central Government by or under clause (c) of sub-section (2) of section 3 of the Passport (Entry into India) Act, 1920 or from the application of the provisions of the Foreigners Act, 1946 or any rule or order made thereunder, shall not be treated as illegal migrant for the purposes of this Act.”
- The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 seeks to fast-track citizenship for persecuted minority groups in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. The six minority groups that have been specifically identified are Hindus, Jains, Sikhs, Buddhists, Christians and Parsis.
- On and from the date of commencement of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, any proceeding pending against a person under this section in respect of illegal migration or citizenship shall stand abated on conferment of citizenship to him.
- Nothing in this section shall apply to tribal area of Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram or Tripura as included in the Sixth Schedule to the Constitution and the area covered under “The Inner Line” notified under the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation, 1873.
The Journey from CAB to CAA
Rajya Sabha Result
“Union Home Minister Amit Shah says that the Bill would not be necessary if India was not partitioned.”
Political Parties voted In Favour of CAB- BJP, SAD, JD-U, AIADMK, BJD, TDP, YSR-Congress
Political Parties voted against CAB- Congress, Trinamool, DMK, Samajwadi Party, RJD, TRS, AIMIM, AIUDF, IUML and Left