Citizenship Bill: Rajya Sabha adjourned without CAB being tabled

Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till tomorrow (February 13) as uproar continued over Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Akhilesh Yadav’s episode at Lucknow airport.

The controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was likely to presented in Rajya Sabha today.


New Delhi 

The controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is likely to be presented in Rajya Sabha today. Home Minister Rajnath Singh is expected to table the Bill in the House. The bill was passed in Lok Sabha in January.

Assam and other north-eastern states have been witnessing protests over the Bill that seeks to provide citizenship to religious minority groups from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh.

The  two BJP Chief Ministers Pema Khandu and N Biren Singh, on Monday voiced their opposition to the contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill and urged Home Minister Rajnath Singh to ensure it was not passed in Rajya Sabha.

LIVE UPDATE

03:30  PM

  • Rajya Sabha adjourned without Citizenship Bill being tabled

12:35  PM

  • Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 PM amid uproar by SP members.

more update awaiting 

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