What are the drawbacks of CAA and NRC?

By Ritesh|Updated : September 2nd, 2022

The drawbacks of CAA and NRC are that CAA worsens bilateral relations with neighbouring nations and the NRC is hideous to physically verify the members for those not present on the list. The drawbacks of CAA are the bill will not apply to states with an internal line permit regime (Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, and Mizoram).

Drawbacks of CAA And NRC

CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019):

  • All religious minorities are not protected in the bill and do not apply to all neighbours.
  • The law violates Article 14 of the Constitution, guarantees equality right for foreigners and citizens, and the secularism principle enshrined in the Constitution preamble.
  • The CAB will not apply to the areas under the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution, which deals with the Autonomous Tribal Areas in Meghalaya, Assam, Mizoram, and Tripura.
  • The government finds it difficult to distinguish between the illegal migrants and the persecuted.
  • This act can worsen our bilateral relations with neighbouring countries where religious oppression has occurred.

NRC:

  • People who appeared on the first list, published on 1 January 2018, did not find their names on the second.
  • The former President of India's family is also not listed.
  • It will be difficult to verify all members physically who are not present on the list.
  • Detention and deportation camps are not a good option for a democratic country like India.

Summary:

What are the drawbacks of CAA and NRC?

CAA worsens our bilateral relations with neighbouring countries where religious oppression has occurred. The drawback of NRC is that it will be difficult to physically verify all members who are not present on the list.

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