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NGOs Rihai Manch And Citizens Against Hate File Joint Petition In SC Challenging The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019

By Lawstreet Bharat      Dec 13, 2019      0 Comments
NGOs Rihai Manch And Citizens Against Hate File Joint Petition In SC Challenging The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019

Two NGOs called Rihai Manch and Citizens Against Hate have filed a joint petition in the Supreme Court today (December 13, 2019) challenging the validity of the new Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019 as being violative of the Constitution of India.

By introducing a religion test in the citizenship law, the amendment strikes a body blow to the basic structure of the constitution, specifically it’s non-denominational character; and is manifestly arbitrary, constitutionally immoral, the NGOs said in the petition.

[Read Petition]



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