Why Is North-East Protesting Against Citizenship Act? | NDTV Newsroom Live

Top news with NDTV’s Sonal Mehrotra Kapoor | The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was passed by Rajya Sabha on Wednesday and by Lok Sabha on Monday after fiery debates. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s BJP government has said the Citizenship Bill promises citizenship to non-Muslims from neighbouring countries. The bill has triggered massive protests in the northeast, particularly in Assam where two protesters were killed and many others injured in police firing on Thursday evening.

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