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Citizenship Amendment bill: TMC issues whip to MPs for four days

PTI
Published : Dec 6, 2019, 7:38 pm IST
Updated : Dec 6, 2019, 7:39 pm IST

O'Brien said that the bill hurt the heart and soul of the idea of India.

'This is not about how many numbers BJP has in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. If you want to grant citizenship, grant citizenship to all. TMC has issued whip for four days from Monday to Thursday in both houses,' O' Brien said. (Photo: File)
 'This is not about how many numbers BJP has in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. If you want to grant citizenship, grant citizenship to all. TMC has issued whip for four days from Monday to Thursday in both houses,' O' Brien said. (Photo: File)

New Delhi: The Trinamool Congress on Friday said it has issued a whip to its MPs for four days from Monday to Thursday in both Houses of Parliament in anticipation of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill being introduced by the government, its national spokesperson Derek O'Brien said.

Addressing a press briefing, O'Brien said that the bill hurt the heart and soul of the idea of India.

 

"This is not about how many numbers BJP has in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. If you want to grant citizenship, grant citizenship to all. TMC has issued whip for four days from Monday to Thursday in both houses," he said.

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