Mumbai : Actress Salma Agha Criticizes Citizenship Amendment Bill , not good for poor people and senior Citizens


    B’town actress Salma Agha gives her candid views on CAB passed by Rajya Sabha.

    File picture of Actress Salma Agha ,Third party image from Google search.

    The Controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill passed in Rajyasabha on Wednesday attracted lot of criticisms and brickbats from one and all including some Bollywood Celebrities.

    Taking this opportunity “Hello Mumbai News” got and exclusive interview with Bollywood actress “Nikah” fame Salma Agha for her candid views on the much debated Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB).
    The actress said ” It will be premature to make ant comment on this bill because we will have to wait and watch on how it will be implemented. As per my views the senior citizen and the poor people of our country will face lot of hassles in that how will they get access to their old documents- secondly it will create lot of hurdles to those residing in India for the last decades. Infact the Maharashtra Government is already upset with this bill and I feel that it will add to problems in the near future .How will those born at home and not in an hospital will collect their documents. Hence the government should give it a second thought prior to implementing this bill across the country.

    About Salma Agha :

    A Pakistani born singer and actress but British Citizen her grandfather hails from Amritsar Punjab she settled down in Mumbai for the last many decades.She has one girl her name is Shasha Agha recently she started her career in Bollywood.


    Salma Agha has also acted in some Bollywood films and is the proud winner of the popular Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer in 1982 for the movie ‘Nikaah.”

    controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Monday and was followed by heated debates that lasted for around 12 hours in parliament. Opposition leaders slammed the legislation for going against the secular, democratic foundational values of India. It was finally passed late on Monday night with 311 Members of Parliament voting in favour of the Bill and 80 MPs who voting against it. The 311 MPs include those from the BJP, BJD, JDU, Shiv Sena and AIADMK.on Wednesday CAB also passed in Rajay Sabha .125 MP voted in favour this bill and 105 voted against it .

    News Edit by K.V.Raman



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