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Mizoram people opposed to Citizenship Amendment Bill: CM Zoramthanga

PTI
Published : Oct 5, 2019, 8:42 pm IST
Updated : Oct 5, 2019, 8:42 pm IST

The Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019 could open a "floodgate of illegal immigrants" in Mizoram, an official statement said.

Zoramthanga met Shah, who is also the BJP national president, at the Raj Bhavan in Aizawl where the two leaders discussed several issues. (Photo: File | ANI)
 Zoramthanga met Shah, who is also the BJP national president, at the Raj Bhavan in Aizawl where the two leaders discussed several issues. (Photo: File | ANI)

Mizoram: Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga Saturday told visiting Union Home Minister Amit Shah that the people of Mizoram is opposed to the proposed amendment to the Citizenship Act, 1955, an official statement said.

The Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019 could open a "floodgate of illegal immigrants" in Mizoram, an official statement said.

Zoramthanga met Shah, who is also the BJP national president, at the Raj Bhavan in Aizawl where the two leaders discussed several issues.

This was Shah's first visit to Mizoram after assuming office.

Tags: citizenship amendment bill, zoramthanga
Location: India, Mizoram, Aizawl