Centre starts granting citizenship under CAA in these three states


The Union authorities has began granting citizenship with the primary set of certificates issued by state committees.

Govt starts granting citizenship under CAA in West Bengal, Haryana, Uttarakhand. The Union authorities on Wednesday began granting citizenship under the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in West Bengal, Haryana and Uttarakhand.

The CAA was enacted in December 2019 for granting Indian nationality to persecuted Hindu, Sikh, Jain, Buddhist, Parsi and Christian migrants from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan who got here to India on or earlier than December 31, 2014.

The candidates in West Bengal, Haryana and Uttarakhand had been granted citizenship on Wednesday by the respective State Empowered Committee, the Union Home Ministry stated in a press release. The first set of citizenship certificates after the notification of the Citizenship (Amendment) Rules, 2024, granted by the Empowered Committee, Delhi, had been handed over to the candidates in New Delhi by the Union Home Secretary on May 15.

This second tranche of citizenship certificates had been issued on Wednesday, days earlier than the ultimate part of voting for Lok Sabha polls on June 1.

Several constituencies in West Bengal will vote in the ultimate part on Saturday. The counting of votes will happen on June 4.

Even although the CAA was enactment in 2019, the foundations to grant citizenship under it was had been issued on March 11 this 12 months, after a delay of greater than 4 years.

The CAA guidelines envisage the style of utility type, process for processing purposes by the District Level Committee (DLC), scrutiny and grant of citizenship by State Level Empowered Committee (SLEC).

The processing of purposes is totally by means of the web portal The passing of the CAA in 2019 sparked protests in totally different components of the nation with agitators terming the legislation “discriminatory”.

Over 100 individuals misplaced their lives throughout the anti-CAA protests or police motion in numerous components of the nation. Union Home Minister Amit Shah has been sustaining that nobody can cease the implementation of the CAA as it’s the legislation of the land. He accused opposition of deceptive the individuals on the problem.


(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by DNA employees and is printed from PTI)

Nilesh Desai
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