The CAB was cleared by the Union Cabinet on Wednesday. It seeks to provide citizenship to non-Muslims from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh if they faced persecution in their countries.
Mayawati said that the central government should reconsider the Bill and send it to a parliamentary committee for discussion before putting it in front of the public but added that "if the central government takes the right decision for the benefit of the country and its people then our party will rise above politics to support it, as it by supporting the government in the case of Article 370."
The BSP chief welcomed the move of extending the 'reservation for scheduled caste and scheduled tribes' in Lok Sabha and state assemblies for another 10 years.
She also requested the centre to fill up the reserved posts for SC and ST candidates in various state and central government jobs, which are lying vacant in the country and also implored it to take measures to provide reservations in private sector jobs.