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Lucknow: Kamlesh Tiwari’s wife Kiran Tiwari gets death threat

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Lucknow: A month after the murder of Hindu Samaj Party leader Kamlesh Tiwari in broad daylight in posh Naka area here, his wife Kiran Tiwari has now received a death threat.

According to Kiran Tiwari, who is now the president of the Hindu Samaj Party, she has received a letter from Latur in Maharashtra that threatened to eliminate her.

The letter has purportedly been written by one Ganesh Nago Rao and two of the nine pages were written in Urdu.

Kiran Tiwari said that though she received the letter on November 14, it took her time to get the Urdu pages translated. When the translation was done, it was found that the letter carried a death threat.

Kiran has lodged a case in this regard at the Naka Hindola police station and has demanded Z-Plus security for herself.

The Lucknow police have initiated investigations and is contacting its counterparts in Maharashtra to establish if the letter was actually written by Ganesh Nago Rao.

Kamlesh Tiwari was shot dead in his office by two men who were later identified as Ashfaq and Moinuddin. Both were later arrested from Gujarat along with half a dozen others who helped them in either carrying out the murder or escaping after the crime.

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Citizenship Amendment Bill gets President Kovind’s assent, becomes Act

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New Delhi: In a late Thursday night order, President Ram Nath Kovind gave his assent to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, letting it become an Act allowing Indian citizenship to six non-Muslim minority migrants facing religious persecution in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.

As per gazette of India, the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 of “Parliament received the assent of the President on December 12, 2019, and here by published for general information”.

The Act comes into effect with its publication in the official gazette.

As per the Act, members of Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian communities who have come from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan till December 31, 2014 and facing religious persecution there will not be treated as illegal immigrants but given Indian citizenship.

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed by the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday and by the Lok Sabha in a midnight sitting little past on Monday.

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