12th December – Explained – The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Recently, the Parliament has passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019.  The Bill amends the Citizenship Act, 1955, and seeks to make foreign illegal migrants of certain religious communities coming from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Pakistan eligible for Indian citizenship. How is citizenship acquired in India? In India, citizenship is regulated by the Citizenship Act, 1955.  The …

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