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BJP leader Siddhartha Bhattacharya courts controversy over Citizenship Bill issue

Amidst the ongoing controversy over the proposed Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and leaders from various political parties voicing their opinions over the Bill, Assam Education Minister Siddhartha Bhattacharya made a shocking

Amidst the ongoing controversy over the proposed Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and leaders from various political parties voicing their opinions over the Bill, Assam Education Minister Siddhartha Bhattacharya made a shocking statement in regards to the Citizenship Bill.

The BJP leader made the statement during a discussion over the issue in Northeast Live’s show Northeast Tonight, Bhattacharya made it very clear that had he been the BJP President, he would have given a ‘show cause’ to BJP MP Bijoya Chakravarty and Assam BJP MLA Atul Bora Senior for opposing the Bill and for going beyond the party lines.

The statement comes at a time when the Citizenship Bill is receiving much flak from different political parties across the region.

First Published: 12th May, 2018 8:39 IST

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