Protests on the controversial bill in India

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Protests on the controversial bill in India

Protests on the controversial bill in India |GOATHI The move is being criticized at the international level, where intense protests are being held in India over the controversial citizenship bill by the Indian government.
According to a report published in the Dawn newspaper, after the passage of the bill in the Lok Sabha lower chamber of India, protesters in the northeastern state burned tires and closed the roads.
The legislation will be introduced today in the Rajya Sabha upper chamber whereby the process of granting citizenship to refugees coming from neighboring countries of India will be accelerated, provided they are not Muslim. According to Islamic organizations, opposition parties, human rights groups, it is included in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist agenda under which he wants to put 20 million Indian Muslims off the wall.
People in the northeastern state of India are protesting differently, who fear that a large number of Hindu refugees from Bangladesh whom they consider to be strangers will come and take over their land.
In this regard, a strike call from dozens of organizations in the region, surrounded by Bangladesh, China, and Myanmar, was paralyzed yesterday, buses disappearing from the roads and schools and business centers were closed.
North East Student Organization leader Samojal Bhakta Chariya said: “The implementation of strike calls has been seen in the northeastern states. Speaking to AFP, the French news agency said, “We have made it clear that the cabin Citizens’ Amendment Bill will not be accepted and we will intensify the protest.
Assam and other northeastern states are already bearing the burden of a large number of foreigners, he said.
It is to be noted that after intense debate in the lower chamber of India last night, the bill was passed in which a Muslim Member of Parliament asserted that the Indian government was Nazi. If the aforementioned bill becomes law, it will be easier for Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis, and Christians from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan to become Indian citizens. The US Commission for International Freedom of Religion in a statement on the Indian Hindu nationalist government’s movie called the bill a “dangerous step in the wrong direction,” according to the bill and the proposed National Register of Citizens aimed at Indian citizenship. Religion is to be tested and the citizenship of millions of Muslims will be abolished.
Reacting to the statement, the Foreign Ministry of India said that the American group’s remarks are neither correct nor necessary but based on their prejudice and misconduct.

On the other hand, the EU Ambassador to India, Yugo Studio, expressed the concerns of the European countries and hoped that the concept of equality in the Indian constitution would be maintained.
It is to be noted that the citizenship bill is intended to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslim immigrants of Hindu, Christian, Parsi, Sikh, Jains, and Buddhists of 6 religions of Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan, under this bill the Citizenship Act of 1955 The illegal immigrants of the selected categories will be amended to qualify for Indian citizenship.
The bill opposed all opposition parties and religious parties, including Congress, as well as the extremist Hindu party Shiv Sena, and said the center was trying to create a division of Muslims and Hindus in the country through this bill.
Under the Indian Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016, the 1955 rules regarding citizenship will be amended.
Under this bill, Indian citizenship will be given to Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis, and Christians who come to India from 3 neighboring countries before December 31, 2014.
Political parties and citizens who oppose the bill say that the bill would give citizenship to illegal immigrants from Bangladesh who came to Assam in March 1971 and violated the 1985 Assam Agreement. Will be.
It should be noted that illegal migration to Assam is a sensitive issue as the tribes and other communities here do not accept outsiders.