Citizenship Amendment Act and Supreme Court
Citizenship Amendment Act and Supreme Court

CAA does not affect existing rights of citizens; exclusion of immigrants solely under parliament domain: Central government to Supreme Court

The government submitted matters concerning immigration policy, citizenship and exclusion of immigrants lies within the domain of the parliament and cannot be questioned by way of public interest litigation petitions.

The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) introduced in 2019 does not affect the legal, democratic or secular rights of any of the Indian citizens, the Central government told the Supreme Court on Sunday.

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