The Central Government has filed its reply on Tuesday within the Supreme Court on petitions difficult the amended Citizenship Act (CAA). The Center has stated that the CAA doesn’t violate any elementary proper and this doesn’t elevate the query of violation of constitutional ethics.
A constitutional bench of 5 judges is listening to the petitions. Most of the petitions state that this legislation is towards the soul of the Constitution. On the final listening to, the court docket issued discover to the Center and requested it to file a reply. Now the central authorities has filed its reply. On Tuesday, the central authorities filed an affidavit stating that the CAA doesn’t apply to any current rights which existed earlier than the modification got here into drive. <! –
Different events have challenged
The constitutional validity of the CAA was challenged by the Indian Union of Muslim League, Peace Party, Asom Gana Parishad, All Assam Students Union, Jamayat Ulema A Hind, Jairam Ramesh, Mahua Moitra, Dev Mukherjee, Asaduddin Owaisi, Tehsin Poonawala and Kerala Government amongst others is. Apart from this, the petition filed by Bhim Army's Chandrashekhar has stated that the CAA violates the rights of residents belonging to scheduled castes and tribes.
What is caa
The filed petitions additionally sought a keep on the operation of the legislation coming into drive from 10 January. In truth, President Ram Nath Kovind permitted the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 on December 12, making it a legislation. Explain that the CAA grants Indian citizenship to non-Muslim minorities – Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian – who migrated to India from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh by 31 December 2014 after non secular persecution.