Cab Not To Affect Northeast’S Existing Privileges: Amit Shah

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Home minister Amit Shah on Monday made it clear that the implementation of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, (CAB) 2016, will not impact Article 371 of the Constitution.

“Privileges enjoyed by the northeastern states will not be affected because of CAB implementation,” Shah said.

Shah was speaking at the 4th Conclave of the North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) held in Guwahati.

The meeting was attended by Northeast’s chief ministers, deputy chief ministers, Member of Parliaments belonging to BJP and its allies.

“There is no connection between Article 370 and Article 371 except the numerical order,” Shah said

“While Article 370 was temporary, Article 371 is special provision and is a right of the Northeast,” Shah further added....

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