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President Kovind Gives Nod To Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019

The Modi government’s contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) got the assent of President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday. Now that the bill got President’s nod, it has become an act. The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday approved the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, completing the legislative procedure for giving Indian citizenship to non-Muslim migrants from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh.

Updated : 13 December 2019, 02:32 PM