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Kerala Assembly passes resolution against CAA, says law unconstitutional

The provision to determine citizenship based on religion is against the basic structure of the Constitution of India, which puts forward a secular vision, the resolution states

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan
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Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Gireesh Babu Chennai
The Kerala Legislative Assembly asked the Centre to scrap the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), approving Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's resolution  in a special session convened on Tuesday.

The resolution was backed by the ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) led by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) led by Indian National Congress. Lone MLA of the BJP in the 140-member Assembly marked his dissent.

The resolution said that the approval of the Citizenship Amendment Bill in both the houses of the Parliament has resulted in several sections of the society getting anxious, leading to

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First Published: Dec 31 2019 | 2:46 PM IST

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