The Punjab Assembly unanimously passed a motion to ratify the 126th Constitutional Amendment to extend reservations for SC and ST in Punjab for another 10 years.
The Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan moved a resolution in the state Assembly demanding the scrapping of the controversial CAA.
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Their appeal has come at a time when there have been protests, some of them violent, against the new citizenship law, which critics say discriminates on the basis of religion.
People have been protesting at Shaheen Bagh and nearby Jamia Millia Islamia here to oppose the CAA and the NRC.
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Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said that the verdict has come as a 'double shock' for Modi-Shah that dissent cannot be oppressed by imposing section 144.
The resolution to ratify the bill was moved in the legislature by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.
Apart from senior lawyers Kamini Jaiswal and Sanjay Parikh, several lawyers were present on the occasion.
Speaking at the inauguration of the second edition of Mega Brahmin Business Summit, he also claimed that eight out of nine Indian Nobel winners, including economist Abhijit Banerjee, were Brahmins.
The state government has directed schools to organise talks and interactions which would enlighten the students on law and their rights and responsibilities.
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Prasad's statement came a day after the Kerala assembly passed a resolution urging the Centre to withdraw the amended citizenship law.
Mayawati said persons holding responsible positions should not forget that India is a secular country, where people follow different religions.
To be set up in line with the Renaissance Protection Council - formed in the wake of Sabarimala fiasco - the Constitution Protection Council is intended to be a wider platform incorporating everyone.
Uttam said that despite people from all walks of life protesting against the Act, the BJP was adamant about the CAA and was not rolling it back.
Vijayan also alleged that the NDA government was displaying an authoritarian tendency that was not witnessed even during the Emergency period (1975-77).