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Citizenship Amendment Bill becomes Act, President Kovind gives his nod

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President Ram Nath Kovind gave his assent to The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019. The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 was passed in the Upper House (Rajya Sabha) with 125 in favour and 105 against the bill. Several Hindu refugees from Pakistan celebrated in favour of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 on Dec 11. CAB seeks to give Indian citizenship to non-Muslim immigrants who faced persecution in neighbouring countries.

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