Citizenship Amendment Act 2019: All you need to know3 min read . Updated: 15 Dec 2019, 02:57 PM IST
- The Act does not apply to tribal areas of Tripura, Mizoram, Assam and Meghalaya because of being included in the 6th Schedule of the Constitution.
- Also areas that fall under the Inner Limit notified under the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation, 1873, will also be outside the Act's purview
NEW DELHI : If the monsoon session of Parliament created history by junking the controversial Article 370 of the Constitution that gave special powers to the erstwhile state of Jammu & Kashmir, this winter session that ended this Friday became known for another equally controversial legislation —the Citizenship Amendment Bill, which now, after being passed by both the houses has become an Act.
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