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Explainer: Why Citizenship Amendment Bill is being called unconstitutional, divisive

A little after midnight, on Tuesday, the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was passed by the Lok Sabha after a lengthy debate. The debate saw much drama Asaduddin Owaisi tearing up the Bill and Amit Shah thundering at the Congress, holding it responsible for why the Bill needed to be brought in. The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 enables illegal migrants, or those who have overstayed their visas, who are Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians from three countries Af

10 Dec 2019 4:37 pm