Tripura CM defends Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

Tripura CM defends Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

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Agartala, Feb 2 : Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb defended the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 saying that it is for the entire country not only for the Northeast region but the premise of the bill is interpreted differently.

The way some political parties have been agitating on the Bill, it seems it has been prepared and passed the Lok Sabha only for Northeast India which his far from the truth, he told the media today.

"In India, everybody has the right to agitate on any decision or move of the government but what is happening centering the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill-2016 is an attempt to befool the people", he said. (UNI)