Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 – A Small Overview

Citizenship Amendment Act 2019

The Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 or CAA and CAB. This ACT has brought a new ray of hope in the lives of innumerable refugees. Those people whose Suffering religious persecution in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. Countless families facing the brunt of Partition of India on the basis of religion will get new life from it. This decision certainly reflects the vision of a proud India. This in line with the ancient Indian tradition of ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam‘, embracing the oppressed, the individual and the destitute. The mind of every Indian is elevated by this decision.

Citizenship Amendment Bill-2019

The Modi government will be known in the times to solve many of the country’s long-standing problems in a very efficient manner. The solution to these problems required strong political will, unwavering commitment, complete dedication, foresight and a sense of nation paramount at heart. These problems seemed to be even more complicated by the many obstacles created by vote-bank and appeasement politics.

Under the charismatic and visionary leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. These problems have been solved. There is no doubt in saying that the country is now moving on the path of progress and development. The Act is going to rectify the historical mistakes and provide great relief to the suffering minorities of Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.

The manner in which the Congress and its allies have tried to oppose the bill has again exposed the politics of vote banks and appeasement of these parties. Congress has once again missed atonement for its historical mistakes in the Partition of India. In times to come, the people of the country will teach more rigorous lessons to the Congress.

Some Important Things of Citizenship Amendment Act 2019

  • Under the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019, people of Hindu, Christian, Sikh, Parsi, Jain and Buddhist faith. Who came from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh due to religious persecution will be given citizenship of India.
  • Such refugees who have entered India by the decisive date of 31 December 2014 will be able to apply to the government for Indian citizenship. Till now it was mandatory to stay in India for 11 years to take Indian citizenship.
  • The new Act provides that minorities from neighboring countries may be granted citizenship. If they have stayed in India for five years. It has also been arranged that any legal action already taken against him for his displacement or illegal residence in the country will not affect his eligibility for permanent citizenship.
  • OCI card holders have the right to cancel their card if they violate the conditions, but they will also be heard.


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