Citizenship Bill to be Tabled in Rajya Sabha Today Amid Protests in Northeastern States

Citizenship Bill to be Tabled in Rajya Sabha Today Amid Protests in Northeastern States

New Delhi: The contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which seeks to provide citizenship to six minority groups from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh, will be tabled in the Rajya Sabha by home minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday amid protests in northeastern states against it. The government is making one last effort to push this Bill through the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, the penultimate day of last parliament session before the Lok Sabha elections.

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