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Mizoram Govt to oppose Citizenship Bill

 AIZAWL, June 13 - Mizoram Government has decided to introduce a resolution in the State Legislature objecting to the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016, an official said today.

The Council of Ministers made the unanimous decision last evening in a Cabinet meeting where Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla said that Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh had been earlier informed by the State Government of its objection to the Bill, he said.

The government, all political parties and NGOs have opposed the Bill saying the amendment will legalise thousands of Chakmas who have entered the State. – PTI

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