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No more amendments to Citizenship Act to include more minorities; Indian nationality under CAA only after rules notified

New Delhi, August 4: The Centre said on Wednesday that it has no proposal under consideration to further amend the Citizenship Act for granting Indian nationality to members of other minority communities. The objective of the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), enacted in 2019, is to grant Indian citizenship to non-Muslim persecuted minorities -- Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists, Parsis and Christians -- from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan."No such proposal is under consideration," Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said in Rajya Sabha in reply to a question on...
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