Puducherry okays anti-CAA resolution
Puducherry, Feb. 13 -- The Congress-ruled Puducherry on Wednesday became the first Union Territory in the country to adopt an assembly resolution against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), saying the law was "totally opposed to the principles of secularism" and demanding its withdrawal. Similar assembly resolutions had been adopted by Congress-ruled states of Rajasthan, Punjab and Chhattisgarh, as also Kerala and West Bengal, whose chief ministers Pinarayi Vijayan and Mamata Banerjee respectively are at the forefront of movements against the CAA. Amid an Opposition boycott, the one-day special session of the Union Territory assembly adopted the resolution tabled by chief minister V Narayanasamy, who chose to ignore Lt Govern...
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