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Persecuted will get a better tomorrow: PM Modi defends Citizenship Bill

Referring to the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution, the prime minister said the decision might seem a politically difficult one, but it had raised a new hope of development

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the function to commemorate 'Samvidhan Divas' at Parliament House. Photo: PTI
Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo: PTI

Referring to the (Amendment) Bill, Prime Minister on Friday said Indian for those facing persecution in their home countries will ensure that they get a better tomorrow.

Speaking at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit, Modi also said although a lot of apprehensions were expressed ahead of the Supreme Court's Ayodhya verdict, after it was pronounced, the people of the country proved all such apprehensions wrong.

Referring to the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution, the prime minister said the decision might seem a politically difficult one, but it had raised a new hope of development for the people of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.

First Published: Fri, December 06 2019. 10:45 IST
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