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Amit Shah Met Northeast Leaders Before Cabinet Nod For Citizens Bill


Amit Shah has rejected claims that the Citizenship Amendment Bill is discriminatory.

New Delhi:

Less than 12 hours before the Union cabinet led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi met to pass the contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill that led to widespread protests in the entire Northeast in run-up to the 2019 general election, there was a hush-hush meeting In New Delhi's Assam Bhawan.

Attended by BJP president and Home Minister Amit Shah, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, his colleague Himanta Biswa Sarma, Manipur CM Biren Singh and Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio, the meeting was meant to address concerns of the ...


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