TDN World Desk: On Friday United States of America expressed concern over the Implication of the newly amended Citizenship Bill.
“One of India’s great strengths is its Constitution. As a fellow democracy, we respect India’s institutions, but are concerned about the implications of the CAB Bill,” Sam Brownback, Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, said in a tweet.
” We hope the government will abide by its constitutional commitments, including on religious freedom,” added he.
The statement came days before External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh
arrival at Washington DC next week for the second 2+2 ministerial with their respective American counterparts — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Mark Esper — on December 18.
Protests and agitaion have been continuing for consicutive several days in Northeast and other parts of the country. Amid tensed sitution in Assam, Japanese PM Shinzo Abe postpone his India visit.