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'Amended CAB will disenfranchise millions of Indians'

Agartala, Dec 4 (IANS) The Rights and Risks Analysis Group (RRAG) on Wednesday said the re-drafted Citizenship Amendment Bill, which was approved by the Union Cabinet, will be an instrument to disefranchise and torture millions of documentless Indians and fool the people of northeast India.

"The exemption of the Inner Line Permit holding states and autonomous council administered areas in the re-drafted CAB are not only manifestly unconstitutional but impractical. How would the autonomous district councils under the 6th Schedule (of the Constitution) areas in Tripura, Assam and Meghalaya without Inner Line regulation benefit from the exemption. This is nothing ...

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