News of the day

19 February, 2020 12:00 AM printer

News of the day

CPI(M) leader Brinda Karat has asked why the Rohingya and Ahmadiyya Muslims, facing persecution in Myanmar and Pakistan, are not covered under the new citizenship law if the Centre is so much concerned about people facing atrocities in neighbouring countries. Terming the Citizenship Amendment Act as “divisive and discriminatory”, she said it is India’s tragedy that instead of external forces, the central government itself is engaged in “weakening the Constitution and dividing the country”.


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