despite the fact slaves could not vote. This would not be repealed until the adoption of the 14th amendment in 1868 which ostensibly gave greater citizenship rights to African Americans. (4/4) #13Days13Colonies
Delhi High Court reserved order on a plea filed by Sharjeel Imam challenging a trial court order which granted extension of time to Delhi Police to complete investigation&file chargesheet in a case related to inflammatory speeches during protests against Citizenship Amendment Act
In 2003, speaking in Rajya Sabha, Dr Manmohan Singh, then Leader of Opposition, asked for a liberal approach to granting citizenship to minorities, who are facing persecution, in neighbouring countries such as Bangladesh and Pakistan. Citizenship Amendment Act does just that...
"We are concerned that India’s new Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019 is fundamentally discriminatory in nature. We hope the Supreme Court of #India will consider carefully the compatibility of the law with India’s international human rights obligations." -- @UNHumanRights
Rajinikanth: Citizenship Amendment Act will not affect any citizen of our country, if it affects Muslims then I will be the first person to stand up for them. NPR is a necessity to find out about the outsiders. It has been clarified that NRC has not been formulated yet.