TDN World Desk: The passing of Citizenship Amendment Bill has stoked fierce controversy in the political sphere. Voicing against the bill today Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said that it is an “attack on Indian Constitution”.
Through a twitter thread he wrote, “The #CAB is an attack on the Indian constitution. Anyone who supports it is attacking and attempting to destroy the foundation of our nation.” Among the parties having national tag, Congress has been playing key role to stand in opposition of the Bill. However its ally in Maharashtra Shiv sena took a pro-CAB stand.
During the introductory session in the Parliament Congress leader Adhir ranjan Chowdhury put strong argument against the legislation of the bill saying the violates Article 14 and goes against the spirit of Indian Constitution.
Hitting out at the opposition BJP party, another prominent congress leader priyanka Gandhi said the bill “Last night at midnight, India’s tryst with bigotry and narrow minded exclusion was confirmed as the CAB was passed in the Lok Sabha. Our forefathers gave their lifeblood for our freedom.”
Priyanka Gandhi, who is in charge of eastern UP, said that they will be fighting back against this agenda.
Our constitution, our citizenship, our dreams of a strong and unified India belong to ALL of us.
“We will fight against this government’s agenda to systematically destroy our constitution and undo the fundamental premise on which our country was built with all our might,” she Tweeted on Tuesday.