30 November, 2019
Syllabus subtopic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
News: As Home Minister Amit Shah began a series of meetings with stakeholders from Northeastern states on the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) , sources said the government may exempt the Northeast states that have the Inner Line Permit (ILP) regime from the CAB. Exemption of such regions in Northeast states which come under the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution is also under consideration.
Prelims focus: About key provisions of the CAB, about ILP
Mains focus: challenges in implementation and its impact on the indigenous people of the Northeast
What does this imply?
About Citizenship Amendment Bill
Concerns of other Northeastern states:
About Inner Line Permit (ILP):
Source: Indian Express
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