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Vishva Hindu Parishad chief wants Bangladeshi Hindus to get Indian citizenship

  • Published at 09:32 am July 10th, 2017
  • Last updated at 10:12 am July 10th, 2017
Vishva Hindu Parishad chief wants Bangladeshi Hindus to get Indian citizenship
Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) International Working President Pravin Togadia said citizenship must be given to the Bangali Hindu from Bangladesh in India. He made the statement at a programme in Guwahati on Sunday, reports the Economic Times. Pravin, an Indian doctor and also an advocate for Hindu nationalism, said protection must be given to the Hindus who had gone to India. According to the report, several organisations in Assam opposed the Bill which proposes to give citizenship to Hindu Bangali migrants. All Assam Students union (Aasu) has also opposed the Bill which is currently under consideration of Joint parliamentary Committee of both Houses of Parliament.
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According to Assam accord, which was signed after six yearlong foreigners' movement the cut of date for detection and deportation of foreigners is March 25, 1971. Recently in a meeting, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh assured Aasu representative of not destroying the spirit of Assam Accord at any cost. The home minister mulled constitution of a committee with representatives from Government of India, Government of Assam and AASU to ensure time bound implementation of all clauses of the Accord.