BREAKING: IUML moves Supreme Court to stay MHA order allowing citizenship grant to non-Muslim minorities from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Pakistan
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BREAKING: IUML moves Supreme Court to stay MHA order allowing citizenship grant to non-Muslim minorities from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Pakistan

The plea says that MHA order does not withstand the test of Article 14 inasmuch as it treats people within a particular class unequally by virtue of their religion.

The Indian Union Muslim League (IUML), the first petitioner to have challenged the Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019 (CAA) in the Supreme Court, has moved the top court seeking a stay on the May 28 order of Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) which empowered 13 districts across three States to grant citizenship to non-Muslim minorities from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh.

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