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Homecoming – The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 – By Shikhar Aggarwal

Introduction The Lok Sabha, on 8 January 2019, passed the contentious Citizenship (Amendment), Bill. The legislation seeks to facilitate the granting of citizenship to the identified minorities, namely Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Christians, and Parsis, escaping religion-based persecution from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh and entering India before December 31, 2014. The mandatory period of residence has been reduced… Read More »