Nrc and citizenship amendment bill 2016

Daily current Affair January 2019

NRC and Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016

By Sandeep Nagyaan · 06 Jan 2019


NRC and Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016

Reference:- from the some time the National Register Of Citizenship had come as a challenge for the central government. Therefore to solve this problem the government was take up a Citizenship ( Amendment) Bill, 2016. Now the joint parliamentary committee has adopted a clear report for Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016. This committee was set up to recommendation and to solve this issue about citizenship.

Background:-The Citizenship ( Amendment) Bill, 2016 are give the permission to some minorities communities of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh for eligibility of the Indian citizenship. Another way it amend Citizenship Act of 1955. Secondly it provide the cancellation of registration of Overseas Citizen of India (OCI). If they are engaged or find in any violence any law.

What the demand of the Bill:-

The bill demand that to allow the permission of illegal migrants of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh such as Hindu, Sikh, Christians, Bodh, Jain and Parsi religion communities to not to be deported or imprisoned. But the Amendment Bill not clear the condition in case citizenship of some minorities communities such as Muslims, Jews and so on which related with neighbours nations.

Why the Assam opposed this Bill:-

Assam are not happy from the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 because the bill not sitting well with Assam citizens and it completely contradict the Assam Accord 1985. According to Assam Accord that the illegal migrants from the Bangladesh which would be come after March 25, 1971 they would be deported. This accord was set up for all communities of Bangladesh not to be Muslims only.