PM says Citizenship Amendment bill to pave way for a better tomorrow

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PM Modi on Citizenship Amendment Bill

Referring to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday (December 6) said Indian citizenship will ensure people facing persecution in their home countries will get a better tomorrow.

Speaking at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit, Modi also said although a lot of apprehensions were expressed ahead of the Supreme Court’s Ayodhya verdict, after it was pronounced, the people of the country proved all such apprehensions wrong.

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Referring to the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution, the prime minister said the decision might seem a politically difficult one, but it had raised new hope of development for the people of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.