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Five foreigners asked to leave for anti-CAA protests

Nityanand Rai speaking in the Lok Sabha. File photo

Nityanand Rai speaking in the Lok Sabha. File photo   | Photo Credit: PTI

Five foreigners had been asked to leave India for violating visa norms by participating in anti-CAA protests, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

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In a written reply, Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said: “As reported by the Bureau of Immigration (BOI), five foreign nationals who violated visa norms by participating in the anti-CAA protests were asked to leave India,” he said.

The Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) has led to protests in various parts of the country.

It allows citizenship on basis of religion to undocumented non-Muslim communities from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh who entered India on or before December 31, 2014.

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