What if the Citizenship Amendment Bill triggers violence against minority groups in other countries whom India seeks to protect? Asks international director, Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, Sanjoy Hazarika
Seshadri Chari, member of the BJP National Executive Committee, tells Outlook that the government needs to urgently counter the canard that the CAB is against Muslims before it spins into a communal conflagration.
CAB is about religious minorities facing persecution in three theistic neighbouring countries. Almost all of them are populations that were part of pre-independence India, now stranded in nations that had falsely promised them protection.