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Amid Heavy Protest In Lok Sabha, Shah Alone Justifies Citizenship Bill

The Lok Sabha on Monday midnight passed the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), 2019, with 311 votes for and 80 against. Home Minister Amit Shah insisted that the only intention of bringing the bill was to provide refuge to the “persecuted minorities of Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan”. During the proceedings in Lok Sabha, Amit Shah alone took it upon himself to justify the Bill. BJP MP Subramanian Swamy reiterated that the Citizenship Amendment Bill will be passed in Rajya Sabha also. He further added that BJP has already managed the floor. Watch full bulletin.

Updated : 10 December 2019, 06:59 PM