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SHILLONG: The members of Thma U Rangli-Juki (TUR) have filed a PIL in the Supreme Court of India on January 13, 2020, challenging the constitutionality of the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 (CAA).
Addressing a press conference on Thursday, member of TUR, Mantre Passah said, “Our challenge is based on the arbitrariness of CAA and its attack on the freedom of religion and privacy of individuals. We are being represented in the court by a group of lawyers whose knowledge of the constitutional jurisprudence is well respected in the legal circles. They include Gautam Bhatia, Vrinda Bhandari, Malvika Prasad and others”.
He said that there were a large number of petitions on CAA and it might have gone up to 100 by the end of the month.