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    Home Minister Amit Shah misleading country on Citizenship Bill: Congress

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    The government is trying to divide the people of the country and divert attention from the problems being faced by them, Congress General Secretary (organisation) K C Venugopal told.

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    "The Home minister is misleading the country (on Citizenship Amendment Bill)...It is a direct attack on the Constitution. It is a direct attack against our fundamental rights and values."
    NEW DELHI: The Congress on Wednesday accused Home Minister Amit Shah of "misleading" the country on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and claimed that the proposed legislation was a direct attack on the Constitution, aimed at diverting the attention of the people from real issues such as the economic slowdown.

    The government is trying to divide the people of the country and divert attention from the problems being faced by them, Congress General Secretary (organisation) K C Venugopal told reporters.

    Asked if the Congress would approach the Supreme Court against the bill if it is passed by Parliament, he said, "We will explore all possibilities."

    "The Home minister is misleading the country (on Citizenship Amendment Bill).)...It is a direct attack on the Constitution. It is a direct attack against our fundamental rights and values," Venugopal said.

    He also said the Congress has done all preparations for the party's "massive" 'Bharat Bachao Rally' which is going to be held on December 14 here.

    "This will be a historic rally against the anti-people policies of the Narendra Modi government," Venugopal said.
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    4 Comments on this Story

    Primjith P446 days ago
    Venugopal, the guy who used sarita against her will for his lust is preaching now. Is he and scamgross saying to allow those from pakistan, bangladesh and afghan muslims to be given citizenship when they are formed as a muslim nation. North east is saying they do not want anybody other than their native people, while Scamgross and opposition with the help of biased media is hell bent and voicing their voice for pakistanis, bangladeshi and afghan muslims when these crooks are voted by Indians.
    Kartar Singh450 days ago
    Amit shah use only LED bulbs not Solar ones.
    Devidas Telakat450 days ago
    The Congress has misled the country on everything right from 1947.
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