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Puducherry Assembly adopted a resolution against CAA, NPR and NRC and demanded the roll-back

Members of the opposition All India NR Congress and AIADMK boycotted the special session while three nominated legislators of the BJP staged a walkout.

The Puducherry Assembly on Wednesday adopted a resolution against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the National Population Register (NPR) and the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC) and demanded the roll-back of the amended citizenship law.

Members of the opposition All India NR Congress and AIADMK boycotted the special session while three nominated legislators of the BJP staged a walkout.

Speaker V P Sivakolundhu said the resolution was “adopted unanimously,” followed by statements from CM Narayanasamy, senior ministers, MLAs of the ruling Congress and its ally DMK. The resolution, discussing the “pain and chaos” caused by CAA in the country, also mentioned peaceful agitations in the country.

By: Express News Service

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