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Supreme Court to hear pleas challenging Citizenship Amendment Act

Petitions against Citizenship Amendment Act will come up for hearing in Supreme Court at around 11.30 am. The petitions have been filed by various political parties, former bureaucrats, NGOs and students. Meanwhile, protests will continue against the legislation all over the country, with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to hold a march from Howrah […]

Supreme Court to hear pleas challenging Citizenship Amendment Act
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Petitions against Citizenship Amendment Act will come up for hearing in Supreme Court at around 11.30 am. The petitions have been filed by various political parties, former bureaucrats, NGOs and students.

Meanwhile, protests will continue against the legislation all over the country, with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to hold a march from Howrah Maidan to Esplanade in Kolkata for the third consecutive day.

The Bahujan Samaj Party will meet President Ram Nath Kovind at 10.30 am to seek the cancellation of the new Citizenship Amendment Act.

Protests by students of Jamia Millia Islamia, Madras University and Central University of Kerala, will be held in Kasargod. Employees of the Assam government will cease work in protest against the amended act.

Former Congress MLA Asif Khan has been named as an accused in the FIR for his alleged involvement in the Jamia Millia Islamia incident that took place on 15 December.

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