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Explainer: Why India's new citizenship plans are stirring protests

Reuters Monday, 23 December 2019
Thousands of Indians have been protesting against a new citizenship law as well as possible plans for a National Register of Citizens (NRC), alleging the measures are an attack on a secular constitution and against minority Muslims.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi led a rally on Sunday following days of violent, sometimes deadly protests across India against a new citizenship law critics say discriminates against Muslims. Libby Hogan reports.

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