United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks at a news conference at UN headquarters in New York City.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks at a news conference at UN headquarters in New York City.
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United Nations: UN chief Antonio Guterres wants to ensure that all governments pursue "non-discriminatory laws", but will not comment on India's Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) while the domestic legislative process is still underway, his spokesperson said.

The Lok Sabha passed CAB, which seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslim refugees coming from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan after facing religious persecution there.

The Bill, which was passed in the Lok Sabha with 311 members favouring it and 80 voting against it, will now be tabled in the Rajya Sabha for its nod.

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