Citizenship law: The fact explained and the myth busted

First Published Dec 23, 2019, 7:27 PM IST

There have been protests, violence and palpable tension around the newly amended citizenship law. The Congress and the rest of the Opposition have successfully managed to create confusion around the amendment and have somehow convinced the Muslim community that it is opposed to them. It is not exactly the protests that are worrisome. It is the violence that has been systematically orchestrated and the loss of public property, which is very worrisome. Worse, it is around a law that does not affect a single Indian citizen.

Let us here explain and bust all the myths surrounding the law.