Government announced implementation of CAA

Central government The implementation of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 (CAA) was announced on Monday, officials said, according to PTI.

Rules for the implementation of the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 (CAA) were notified on Monday, paving the way for granting citizenship to undocumented non-Muslim immigrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, officials said, according to PTI. Done.

With the release of the CAA rules, the Modi government will now start providing Indian nationality to persecuted non-Muslim migrants who came to India from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan till December 31, 2014. These include Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists, Parsis and. Christian.

The CAA was passed in December 2019 and later got the President’s assent but there were protests against it in many parts of the country.
The law could not be implemented as the rules had not been notified yet.

The CAA was passed in December 2019 and later got the President’s assent but there were protests against it in many parts of the country. More than a hundred people lost their lives during anti-CAA protests or police action.

This law has not yet been implemented as rules for its implementation are yet to be notified.

According to the Parliamentary Working Manual, rules for any law must be framed within six months of the President’s assent or the government will have to seek an extension from subordinate legislative committees in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, the news agency reported on Monday.

Since 2020, the Home Ministry has been taking extensions from the parliamentary committee at regular intervals to make rules.

The Home Ministry has prepared a portal for the convenience of the applicants as the entire process will be online. Applicants must state the year they entered India without travel documents.

No documents will be asked from the applicants, an official said.

On December 27, 2023, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that no one can stop the implementation of CAA as it is the law of the country and accused the West.

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is misleading people on this issue.

Addressing a party meeting in Kolkata, Shah said it is the BJP’s commitment to implement the CAA.

Mamata Banerjee-led TMC has been opposing CAA since the beginning.

The promise to implement the controversial CAA was a major election plank of the BJP in the last Lok Sabha and assembly elections in West Bengal.

Saffron party leaders consider this a laudable factor that led to the rise of the BJP in Bengal.

(With PTI inputs)