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Delhi. Before the Lok Sabha elections, Modi government has made a big announcement. Modi government has issued notification of CAA rules in India. The Citizenship Amendment Act i.e. CAA will be implemented in the country from today itself. Actually, almost five years have passed since CAA was passed by the Parliament. Now the Central Government is going to implement CAA in the country before the announcement of the dates of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Is CAA constitutional

CAA was passed in the Indian Parliament on 11 December 2019, in which 125 votes were cast in its favor and 105 votes were against it. The President had approved this bill on 12 December.

What is CAA?

The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), 2019 is a law under which six religious minorities (Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians) came to India from three neighboring countries Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan before December 2014. will be given. This will provide great relief to those who have been taking refuge in India for a long time.

According to the annual report of the Home Ministry for 2021-22, from April 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021, a total of 1,414 foreigners from these non-Muslim minority communities of Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan have been given Indian citizenship. The 9 states where citizenship has been given to non-Muslim minorities from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan are Gujarat, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Maharashtra.

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