Newer refugees can apply for citizenship the day bill turns law

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on December 10, 2019
The bill, in its previous avatar, had cut the minimum stay clause from 11 to six years. With another year now shaved off, Hindu, Sikh, Christian, Buddhist, Jain and Parsi refugees who came in as recently as five years ago wonโ€™t have to wait for a day to apply for citizenship.

Credit: HT Digital Content
Published on December 12, 2019 -  03:08
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As Rajya Sabha passed the Citizenship Amendment Bill, hindu refugees across the country broke out in celebration.

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