On Monday, the Supreme Court has kept in abeyance a challenge to two notifications on the Foreigners Act and the Passport Act, which permitted all religious minorities, expect Muslims, to stay in India even if they illegally entered the country and without any valid document as well.

A bench of justice comprising of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, and Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul, and Ashok Bhushan, who kept the petitions pending observing that a Bill to amend the Citizenship Act was pending before the Rajya Sabha after being it passed by the Lok Sabha.

The petitioner has asserted that the government could not have issued the two significant notifications in 2015 without the amendment of the law, which is now being done.

After keeping both the petition pending, the top court has pointed to propriety, as an important Bill to amend the Acts was bending before the Parliament.

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