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Explainer: What does passage of India's controversial citizenship bill mean?

Reuters Thursday, 12 December 2019
India's parliament on Wednesday passed a contentious bill that will allow citizenship for persecuted Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians who fled Muslim-majority Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan before 2015.
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Draft law will grant citizenship to religious minorities from neighbouring Muslim countries but excludes Muslims.

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