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In India's Assam state, citizenship law may hurt BJP's prospects

In India's Assam state, citizenship law may hurt BJP's prospects
Wednesday 17
22:11 2019

Guwahati, Assam - Three months ago, Jadav Das was among the men from the northeastern state of Assam who staged a naked protest in front of the parliament building in New Delhi. They stood, holding a banner that read, "No citizenship on the basis of religion. Scrap the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), 2016", referring to the contentious bill pushed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government. The bill that would grant citizenship rights to undocumented non-Muslim immigrants, sparked protests in the country's northeast region that is home to a large immigrant population. Last year, nearly four million people were left out ...

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Summary: Guwahati, Assam - Three months ago, Jadav Das was among the men from the northeastern state of Assam who staged a naked protest in front of the parliament building in New Delhi. They stood, holding a banner that read, "No citizenship on the basis of religion. Scrap the Citizenship Amendment ...

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