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Modi cabinet clears Citizenship Amendment Bill, likely to be tabled in Parliament next week

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The Union Cabinet has cleared the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill that seeks to grant citizenship to non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan if they faced religious persecution there, sources said on Wednesday. A bill to amend the the Citizenship Act, 1955, is likely to be introduced in the Parliament in the next two days, the sources said

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