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Kerala will not implement Citizenship Amendment Act


  • Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has reiterated that the State will not implement the Citizenship Amendment Act, CAA. 
  • The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 was passed by the Parliament of India on 11 December 2019. 
  • It amended the Citizenship Act, 1955 by providing a pathway to Indian citizenship for persecuted religious minorities from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan who are Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis or Christians, and arrived in India before the end of December 2014.