Hindustan Times (Delhi) : 2019-02-10
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www.facebook.com/hindustantimes www.twitter.com/httweets www.hindustantimes.com/ipad http://read.ht/js4 DOWNLOAD OUR IPAD APP OUR EDITION ON KINDLE n n FEBRUARY 10, 2019 New DELHI/METRO Vol. XVIII No. 6 Price ₹6.00 /with Hindustan ₹ 10.50 (₹ 8.50 in Faridabad) 90 Pages. Area specific pages extra. n n n n n n ALLAYING FEARS PM launches projects in Assam, Arunachal, Tripura Sadiq Naqvi, Utpal Parashar and Priyanka Deb Barman [email protected] n GUWAHATI/AGARTALA/CHANGSARI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured the people of Assam and other north-eastern states on Saturday that they would not be disadvantaged by the citizenship bill, which aims to grant citizenship rights to non-muslim minorities from three neighbouring countries – among his first public statements on an issue that has roiled the region.
The Prime Minister’s comments came in a speech in Guwahati, Assam; the Prime Minister also addressed rallies in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh and Agartala, Tripura. On Friday, in Guwahati, the Prime Minister’s cavalcade was met by hundreds of black-flag-waving protesters who signalled their opposition to the proposed law.
“People who ruined this country are now spreading lies… about the bill for their own benefit. We need to be wary of them,” Modi said.
“It is a national commitment to the people of the north-east that they will not be harmed in any way and citizenship will only be granted after due investigation and recommendation of the state governments,” he said.
Protests have broken out in north-eastern states over the citizenship bill amid concern that ›› n n Some of the odd items that have been stolen: Public fountain, nozzles, telephone cables, high-quality Delhi Metro wires, road signage, public toilet fitments, iron railings mustread ›› ›› ›› PRINTED AND DISTRIBUTED BY PRESSREADER Pressreader.com +1 604 278 4604 ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY COPYRIGHT AND PROTECTED BY APPLICABLE LAW
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