New Delhi, Dec 12: Amid unrest in Assam following Parliament nod to the Citizenship Amendment Bill, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said people of the state have nothing to worry after the passage of the Bill.
In a series of tweets, the PM said, 'The Central Government and I are totally committed to constitutionally safeguard the political, linguistic, cultural and land rights of the Assamese people as per the spirit of Clause 6. I want to assure my brothers and sisters of Assam that they have nothing to worry after the passing of #CAB. '
'I want to assure them- no one can take away your rights, unique identity and beautiful culture. It will continue to flourish and grow,'the PM said. The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday gave its approval to the Citizenship Amendment Bill despite protests by the opposition. With the approval by the Rajya Sabha, the Bill has now got the nod of Parliament. (UNI)