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Does the Bill violates Article 14 i. e. Right to Equality...??

@jsaideepak @ARanganathan72 @KiranKS @majorgauravarya @rishibagree @AMIT_GUJJU @Atheist_Krishna @KapilMishra_IND @mahan_sariya @aarohi_vns
What exactly the Bill is nd what it promises...??
Relation with Rohingya issue...??

Difference between Refugee nd Illegal immigrants...??

Procedure of Citizenship Bill...??

Why Jews nd Muslims r excluded...??
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Hi @AJStream
Here's a quick look at #CitizenshipBill in India for the international audience:
India shares borders with 7 countries including China & Pakistan.
The partition in 1947 saw millions displaced overnight. Countries were created & so was a refugee problem!
In 1955,the..
..then Congress govt. drew up guidelines as to who can acquire an Indian Citizenship & on what grounds.This was called the Citizenship Act 1955 which clearly stated that ILLEGAL migrants are those who (i)enter the country without valid travel documents,or (ii)enter with valid..
..documents but stay beyond the time permitted. Such ILLEGAL migrants are PROHIBITED from acquiring Indian citizenship.
In 2016,the Modi led BJP govt introduced the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill that intends to change the 1955 Citizenship Act. Under the new #CitizenshipBill the..
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