Home Minister Amit Shah rules out withdrawal of Citizenship Amendment Act
Home Minister Amit Shah has ruled out withdrawal of Citizenship Amendment Act amidst opposition by various political parties and groups. In an interview to a private TV channel, the Home Minister reiterated that there will not be any injustice to any citizen of India. Mr Shah accused the Opposition parties, including Congress, of misleading students over the issue.
Earlier, addressing a function in New Delhi, the Home Minister asserted that Government is committed to giving citizenship and dignified life to refugees persecuted for the last 70 years. He also mentioned that giving citizenship to refugees was part of the Nehru Liaquat Pact which is being implemented under the leadership of Prime Minister Modi.