The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016: international law on religion-based discrimination and naturalisation law

@article{Poddar2018TheC,
  title={The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016: international law on religion-based discrimination and naturalisation law},
  author={Mihika Poddar},
  journal={Indian Law Review},
  year={2018},
  volume={2},
  pages={108 - 118}
}
ABSTRACT The current Indian Government has been under the scanner for its non-secular agendas that often reeks of religion-based bias. The apprehensions of critics and political opposition have found stronger basis in the proposed amendments to the Citizenship Act 1955, introduced in Parliament in July 2016. Purportedly for the protection of certain minority communities, the Act makes relaxations for naturalisation of undocumented migrants belonging to the identified groups. Seemingly laudable… Expand
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