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Puducherry becomes first UT to adopt assembly resolution against CAA-NPR-NRC

DNA Wednesday, 12 February 2020
Earlier, assemblies in Rajasthan, Punjab, Chhattisgarh, Kerala and West Bengal passed resolutions against the controversial CAA.
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