Protests continue in India over Citizenship Act

Dec 18, 2019, 02.35 PM(IST)
In India protests are erupting against the amended Citizenship Act in different parts of the country. The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 grants Indian citizenship to refugees from Hindu, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist and Parsi communities fleeing religious persecution from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh who entered India on or before December 31, 2014.