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CAA 'by-product' of Assam NRC: Mizoram opposition leader

He alleged that the CAA was introduced by the BJP government to 'calm down' those people whose names have been excluded in the final updated NRC list in Assam.

Published: 20th January 2020 11:10 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th January 2020 11:10 PM   |  A+A-

A Muslim woman prays in front of a Kolkata mosque during a protest against CAA and NRC (File Photo | PTI)

By PTI

AIZAWL: Lalduhoma, leader of Mizoram's main opposition party Zoram People's Movement (ZPM), on Monday termed the Citizenship (Amendment) Act as a "by-product" of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam.

Lalduhoma, while addressing a party programme here, said that the country has been divided into two camps -- one that supports CAA and is in favour of establishing a 'Hindu Rashtra' and the other which is opposed to it.

He alleged that the CAA was introduced by the BJP government to "calm down" those people whose names have been excluded in the final updated NRC list in Assam.

"CAA is nothing but a by-product of NRC," he said.

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