citizenship amendment bill
CAB- Citizenship Amendment Bill
CAA- Citizenship Amendment Act
The Citizenship Amendment Bill was proposed in Parliament and after it was passed, the President approved the bill, after which the CAB has become the Citizenship Amendment Act. Under the Citizenship Amendment Act, all those who came to India from Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and nearby areas and countries from any other country due to any religious and physical persecution from India People of Sikh, Hindu, Christian, Jain, Buddhist and Zoroastrianism will be given citizenship of India under this Citizenship Amendment Act, which will also give them citizenship to be Indian and will be called Indians.
Under this act, the people of the Muslim world were not included. Under this act, a provision has been made that the foreigners (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh) who came before the date of 31 December 2014, Jain, Christian, Buddhist, Zoroastrian, Hindu, Sikh etc. which are related to different religion. All these people can apply to get Indian citizenship.
In the Citizenship Amendment Act, this arrangement has been kept that if any legal case is going on on displacement of citizens and illegal residence in the country. Even then it will not affect their eligibility for permanent citizenship. With this, if any OCI card holder violates their terms and conditions, then the center will get the right to cancel their card.