After a long debate, the Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 was passed on December 9 in the Lok Sabha which is ready to be tabled in the upper house today, but Bollywood celebs are not happy with it.
December 11, 2019: The Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 was passed in the Lok Sabha and today it will be presented in the upper house by the Union Minister of Home Affairs, Amit Shah.
The bill states that any person who has stayed in India coming from the neighboring countries Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Pakistan belonging to the six minority communities - Hindu, Sikh, Christians, Parsi, Jain, and Buddhist will be granted Indian citizenship in a time period of six years.
Soon after the bill was passed and the announcement made, various Bollywood celebrities have expressed their thoughts on social media while slamming it as they are not happy with the decision.
Take a look at how the celebrities reacted to the Lok Sabha CAB 2019 bill,
Swara Bhaskar, Tanu Weds Manu fame has shared her reaction for not supporting the NRC/CAB project,
Nandita Das, the famous actor and director one who has acted in more than 40 feature films says that the CAB Bill is unconstitutional,
The Rang De Basanti actor Siddharth is deeply ashamed and rejects supporting the CAB bill. He further added that Jayalalithaa would have never supported the CAB,
Soni Razdan calls it as the end of India whereas the actor and model Gauahar Khan shares that it is a sad day for the Indian democracy,
Do share your thoughts on the CAB 2019 bill passed in Lok Sabha and also let us know if you accept the same or reject it.
What do you think about it?
Why only specific communities added to the bill?
Why not all religions?