Mayawati accepts Amit Shah’s challenge of debate on CAA

Mayawati accepts Amit Shah's challenge of debate on CAA
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Mayawati accepts Amit Shah’s challenge of debate on CAA

Bahujan Samajwadi Party supremo Mayawati on Wednesday stated BSP was prepared for a debate on Citizesnhip (Amendment) Act on “any platform”. Her assertion got here only a day after Union Home Minister Amit Shah brazenly challenged Opposition leaders for such a debate. Shah threw this challenge throughout a rally in Lucknow on Tuesday. He had dared Mayawati together with Rahul Gandhi, Akhilesh Yadav and Mamata Banerjee.

“The BSP is ready to accept the challenge thrown by the central government, which is troubled by the organised struggle and agitation all over the country against the most controversial CAA/NRC/NPR, especially by the youth and women, for a debate on the issue on any platform and anywhere,” Mayawati stated in a tweet in Hindi.

According to the CAA, members of Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian communities who’ve come from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan until December 31, 2014, to flee non secular persecution there won’t be handled as unlawful immigrants however given Indian citizenship.

It doesn’t embody Muslims.

Those opposing the CAA contend that it discriminates on the idea of faith and violates the Constitution. They additionally allege that the CAA together with the National Register of Citizens (NRC) is meant to focus on the Muslim neighborhood in India.

However, the central authorities has dismissed the allegations, sustaining that the regulation is meant to provide citizenship to the persecuted minorities from the three neighbouring nations and never to remove anybody’s citizenship.


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