Imran condemns passing of India's Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

WION Web Team New Delhi Dec 10, 2019, 12.40 PM(IST) Dec 10, 2019, 04.02 PM(IST)

File photo: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan Photograph:( ANI )

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''We strongly condemn Indian Lok Sabha citizenship legislation which violates all norms of int human rights law & bilateral agreements with Pak. It is part of the RSS "Hindu Rashtra" design of expansionism propagated by the fascist Modi Govt.'' Khan said in a tweet.

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday took to Twitter to condemn the passing of contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019, which seeks to give Indian citizenship to non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, saying that it "violates all norms of international human rights law" with Islamabad.

Khan in a tweet said: "We strongly condemn Indian Lok Sabha citizenship legislation which violates all norms of international human rights law and bilateral agreements with Pakistan.

"It is part of the RSS `Hindu Rashtra` design of expansionism propagated by the fascist Modi govt."

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Khan`s remarks come after the draft legislation was passed in the Lok Sabha on Monday midnight after the division of votes with 311 in its favour and 80 against it.

The Bill would face its final hurdle in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday before becoming a law. 

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