As the government prepares to introduce the Citizenship Amendment Bill in Parliament next week, Congress President Sonia Gandhi has called a meeting of the party's Parliamentary Strategy Committee on Sunday to discuss the issue. According to sources, senior Congress leaders will attend this meeting.
It is believed that in this meeting, the Congress Party will decide its strategy on the Citizenship Amendment Bill. According to sources, the meeting of senior leaders of the party was held on Saturday to prepare for this meeting, Ahmed Patel, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Manish Tiwari, Kapil Sibal etc. were present in this meeting. Significantly, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi has already said that his party will oppose the bill.
Significantly, the Union Cabinet has approved the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which provides for citizenship to religious minorities - Hindus, Buddhists, Parsis, Jains, Sikhs and Christians - in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.