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Chhattisgarh govt likely to table resolution against Citizenship Act

CM Bhupesh Baghel wrote a letter to PM Narendra Modi on Thursday making a formal appeal to repeal the act

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Bhagel
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Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Bhagel

R Krishna Das Raipur
The Chhattisgarh government is likely to table a resolution in the state legislative assembly against the recently enacted Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

The state cabinet passed a resolution opposing the CAA on Thusday and urged the Union Government to repeal it. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday making a formal appeal in this regard citing wide-spread peaceful protest against the Act across Chhattisgarh.

“The ruling party will be bringing a resolution in the ensuing budget session of the legislative assembly,” state’s parliamentary affairs minister Ravindra Choubey said. It will either be in

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First Published: Jan 30 2020 | 7:03 PM IST

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