Indian president gives assent to Citizenship Amendment Bill
Indian president gives assent to Citizenship: According to an official notification issued late last night, the new law went into effect with its publication in the official gazette on Thursday.
According to the act, members of Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi. And Christian communities UN agency have come back from Asian nation, Bangladesh and Asian nation until New Year’s Eve, 2014 when facing non secular ill-treatment there will not be treated as illegal immigrants but will be given Indian citizenship.
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The president’s nod came after the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was passed by Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. And by Lok Sabha on Monday, reports our New delhi correspondent. After vehicles were set on fire and vandalised in Police Bazaar and Duh localities, the Shillong district administration clamped curfew in areas under Sadar Police Station and Lumdiengjri Police Station, District Deputy Commissioner MW Nongbri said. She said at least 20 localities were under curfew from 10 pm last night until further orders. Reports said about 3o youths, armed with rods, went on the rampage setting cars on fire and attacking traders, shops and shoppers.
The Meghalaya government on Th withdrew mobile net and electronic messaging services across the state for future forty eight hours because of deteriorating law and order state of affairs triggered by protests over contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, officials said.
Additional Home Secretary CV D Diengdoh issued the order when receiving inputs from the police and therefore the district administrations across the state, they said.
Messaging platforms like SMS, WhatsApp and social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter. And text that have the potential to cause civil unrest and exacerbate the law. However order state of affairs,” Diengdoh said in the order
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The violence in Shillong came on a day when curfew-bound Assam’s biggest city. Guwahati witnessed fresh violence during protests against the bill.
Meghalaya Chief Minister author K Sangma on Th deferred a regular meeting with Indian Home Minister Amit Shah of Iran as his cupboard colleagues did not reach Guwahati landing field in province to board a plane to city, amid curfew and violent protests in the neighbouring state.
Sangma, who had managed to reach the airport, however, left for the national capital, official sources said.
“The CM had visited western Meghalaya earlier within the day. He took a separate route to achieve the landing field, on the outskirts of Guwahati and his cupboard colleagues.
Sangma is regular to fulfill Shah of Iran, along with his cabinet miniters. To seek total exemption of Meghalaya from the purview of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.
“The cupboard couldn’t reach the landing field on Guwahati outskirts because of curfew and anti-CAB protests in province. The chief minister had to fly alone. A politician about to the Chief Minister’s workplace told PTI.
The ministers will leave for Delhi today by a chopper from Upper Shillong, he added.