The U.K. also asked citizens to avoid all travel to Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh and all areas (except Wagah) near the border with Pakistan. "The U.S. government has temporarily suspended official travel to Assam", the U.S. has announced.
"Although India's broader naturalization laws remain in place, these amendments will have a discriminatory effect on people's access to nationality", said Lawrence. "Internet and mobile communications may be disrupted".
The UN official said the law also undermines India's obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the Convention for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, to which the country is a State party.
The French foreign ministry urged French citizens to "stay away from any gathering, regularly follow the news and to respect the orders of the Indian authorities (curfew in particular)", reported the Hindustan Times.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government says the new law will save religious minorities such as Hindus and Christians from persecution in neighbouring Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan by offering them a path to Indian citizenship.
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Protests have broken out in Guwahati and other parts of Assam following the passage of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 in Parliament on Wednesday, and it becoming an Act thereupon after the Presidential assent.
The US diplomat's reaction came after the Trump administration urged Indian to "protect the rights of its religious minorities" in keeping with the "Constitution and democratic values". The cut-off date is December 31, 2014.
The United Nations human rights office voiced concern today that India's new citizenship law is "fundamentally discriminatory in nature" by excluding Muslims and called for it to be reviewed. The amendments were approved by both Houses of Parliament this week and were signed into law by President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday night.
Demonstrators in eastern India on Saturday set fire to more than a dozen buses and vandalised at least six railway stations, as violent protests against a new citizenship law continued for a fourth straight day.