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In protest against Citizenship Bill, Filmmaker Aribam Syam Sharma returns Padma Shri

Megha Jain

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The Citizenship Amendment Bill has been in news from some last few months. Manipuri filmmaker Aribam Shyam Sharma joins the race as he returned his 2006 Padma Shri award in protest against Bill. He announced his decision in Imphal. The bill which seeks to grant citizenship to minority people from neighbouring countries was passed in the Lok Sabha on Jan 8 and since then protests have rocked the entire northeast