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Committee on Assam Accord approved despite protests

Protests have been held in the east Indian state of Assam against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016, which will give citizenship to non-Muslim minorities from neighboring countries Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan. In the first week of this year, the Union cabinet cleared a proposal to set up a high-level committee to look into the implementation of […]