Implementing Laws Passed By Parliament Constitutional Duty Of States: Minister

He also said the states which say that they would not implement the amended citizenship law should seek appropriate legal opinion before taking such decisions.

Implementing Laws Passed By Parliament Constitutional Duty Of States: Minister

Citizenship Law was passed last month (File)

New Delhi:

Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday that state governments have the "constitutional duty" of implementing the laws passed by parliament.

He also said the states which say that they would not implement the amended citizenship law should seek appropriate legal opinion before taking such decisions.

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"The states have a constitutional duty to implement laws passed by Parliament," Mr Prasad told reporters here.