It bans the manufacture, sale, use, transfer, conversion, testing or proofing of firearms without a license.
Earlier in the day, Rahul Gandhi refused to apologise for his remark and alleged that the issue is being raised by the BJP to deflect the attention of people from the protests in the North-East.
Notably, one of the major Bill which was passed in this Parliament session was the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019.
The former Congress president accused the Modi-led government of targeting him to deflect people’s attention from the ongoing protests against the Citizenship Bill in the Northeast.
BJP members, including ministers, demanded that Gandhi apologise for his remarks, which they said was shameful for the country's women.
Explaining the rationale, Sitharaman said the amendment has been necessitated because there was lot of doubt in the mind of small home buyers and others.
Talking about Home Minister, Shah said that he would like to remind him what Savarkar had said. Sibal said that the two-nation theory was not Congress theory.
The Bill seeks to give citizenship to refugees from the Hindu, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist and Zoroastrian communities fleeing religious persecution from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh.
The Union Minister stated that the northeast has been given full protection under the Citizenship Amendment Bill and slammed the opposition for creating a ruckus in the Parliament over the Bill.
Sharma said there are provisions in the Constitution in Article 6 and many people have applied for citizenship.
Opposition parties including Congress, Nationalist Congress Party, Trinamool Congress, DMK are protesting against the bill.
The Bill bans the manufacture, sale, use, transfer, conversion, testing or proofing of firearms without a license.
He said that anyone who supports it is attacking and attempting to destroy the foundation of our nation.
While the lawmaker spoke in Santhali for about three minutes, English and Hindi translations were made available to other members through interpretation by a JNU PhD scholar.
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The government had brought ordinance to slash corporate tax rate and thereafter brought a bill in this session. The Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was already passed by the Lok Sabha.