Supreme Court to hear multiple applications against Citizenship Act today

Supreme Court to hear multiple petitions against Citizenship Act today

The High Court Tuesday is readied to hear petitions testing the constitutional credibility of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), 2019 and the CAA Regulations informed on March 12, 2024.

A three-judge bench led by Principal Justice of India D Y Chandrachud will certainly be commanding 237 applications, together with the numerous interlocutory applications
The lead application has actually been submitted by the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML), which has actually mentioned that the regulations alerted by the Centre “produce an extremely truncated and fast-tracked process for give of citizenship to individuals covered under the exception developed by Section 2( 1 )(b) of the Citizenship Act, 1955 … which is manifestly arbitrary and produces an unreasonable advantage in favour of a class of individuals on the ground only of their spiritual identification, which is impermissible under Articles 14 and 15”.

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The Centre alerted the guidelines for the implementation of the CAA last week, according to which a Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi or Christian from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, who went into India prior to December 31, 2014, can look for Indian citizenship without creating a valid ticket of these nations or a valid visa from India.

The CAA, which was established in 2019, was consulted with numerous demonstrations across the nation. While some have suggested that the Act is discriminatory, militants in Assam claim that it contravenes the arrangements of the Assam Accord on the concern of illegal aliens.

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