Dec 14, 2019

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: What Does It Do, Why Is It Seen As A Problem

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The Bill seeks to amend the definition
of prohibited Immigrant for Sikh, Hindu, Parsi, Buddhist and Christian
immigrants in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh, who’ve lived with no
instruction in India.

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 is set to be the law after the Rajya Sabha cleared the rules that were polarising and hotly debated. The Bill seeks to overthrow the definition of immigrants for Sikh, Hindu, Parsi, Buddhist and Christian immigrants in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh, who’ve lived with instruction in India. They’ll be granted citizenship in six decades. Twelve decades of residence has become the qualification.

Who gets the cut?

The law applies to people who have
been”pressured or forced to seek refuge in India because of persecution on
the floor of faith”. It intends to protect individuals from the proceeding
of migration. The date for citizenship is. Citizenship, under law, is granted
to people or should they’ve lived in the nation to get an m.

Some say it’s similar to Partition, is that accurate?

Amit Shah claims that the Bill
wouldn’t have been needed if the Congress didn’t agree on the grounds of
religion to Partition. However, Pakistan was. The Muslim League and the Hindu
Right advocated the two-nation concept of Hindu. Each of India’s creators was
dedicated to a particular country, where all citizens, regardless of faith en.

Just how much Northeast does the Bill pay?

CAB will not apply under the schedule
of the Constitution — that deals with areas in Tripura, Meghalaya, Assam and
Mizoram. The invoice will also not apply to countries having the inner-line
license regime (Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Mizoram).

What’s Assam mad about it? One of the
countries from the Northeast, the outrage against CAG has been the most extreme
in A.

What’s the Opposition’s debate?

By declaring India a refuge to other
spiritual communities, the CAB ringfences identity. By providing preferential
treatment to classes, it attempts to establish Muslims. This violates the right
to equality, the Constitution’s Article 14. No Parliament can reshape this
basic structure of the Constitution. And still, that is maintained by the

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Santosh Singhi received the B. S. in Electrical Engineering in 1994 from Chennai University, India. He is passionate about engineering project in various fields

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