17 December, 2019
Syllabus subtopic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
Prelims and Mains focus: about salient provisions of CAA and the controversy around it; Citizenship related provisions in the constitution
News: The Union Home Ministry on Monday said no migrant from the six nonMuslim communities from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh “will become an Indian citizen automatically”.
What is the procedure then?
A migrant should apply online and the competent authority would see whether he or she fulfilled all the qualifications for registration or naturalisation as an Indian citizen.
The Citizenship Amendment Act, passed by Parliament last week, proposes to grant citizenship to “persecuted” minorities from any of the three countries who entered India on or before December 31, 2014. The Centre will soon frame rules to operationalise the provisions of the Act.
Advisory issued to States by the Centre
There are apprehensions that the Act, followed by a countrywide National Register of Citizens, will benefit nonMuslims, while excluded Muslims will have to prove their citizenship.
Assurances given by the govt.
Citizenship to Tamils
Source: The Hindu
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