After a long discussion in the Lok Sabha, the Citizenship Amendment Bill was passed late on Monday night. During the discussion on the debate, Home Minister Amit Shah also gave a series of answers to all the questions of the opposition. Amidst all this, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has once again praised Amit Shah. Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted that Amit Shah explained about the Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 in the Lok Sabha. I would like to praise Amit Shah for this.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Amit Shah answered in detail the questions raised by the MPs during the discussion in the House. In another tweet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 has passed the Lok Sabha. There was a very important discussion on this bill. I thank all MPs for their support. This bill reflects the belief in Indian tradition and human values that has been in place for centuries.
I would like to specially applaud Home Minister @AmitShah Ji for lucidly explaining all aspects of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019. He also gave elaborate answers to the various points raised by respective MPs during the discussion in the Lok Sabha.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 9, 2019
I extend my gratitude to PM @narendramodi for making the historic Citizenship Amendment Bill a reality, that will allow India to open its doors to minorities from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan who are facing religious persecution.
I thank everyone who supported this bill.
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) December 9, 2019