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Indian Union Minister slams violence at any level

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

29th Dec, 2019. 11:37 am
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Indian Union Minister

Indian Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said action must be taken against the Uttar Policeman, seen in a video making communal statements in a Muslim locality in Meerut.

The policemen were dealing with violent protests that had broken out in the city after Friday prayers over the amended citizenship law.

In a mobile phone video, Akhilesh Narayan Singh, who serves as Superintendent of Police (City) of Meerut, the second in command in the district, can be heard saying “go to Pakistan” to two men.

“If it is true that he made that statement in the video, then it is condemn-able.”

Indian Union Minister said “Immediate action must be taken against him”

“Violence at any level, be it by police or by mob, is unacceptable.”

Indian Union Minister said “It can’t be a part of a democratic country.”

The Union Minister said Police should take care those innocent should not suffer.”

Brutalities and panic still prevails in India as protests continue in several cities.

Thousands of police deployed in many cities yesterday to control protests in India.

The new law is termed as discriminatory Indian legislation and part of a Hindu nationalist  agenda to marginalize India’s 200-million Muslim minority.

India Unrest

The anger has spread across India, with protests reported at more than a dozen universities.

Students in Indian capital Delhi, Chennai, and Varanasi in north protested against the government.

Police fired tear gas, used baton charges to disperse large amount of students demonstrating.

Officers also seen hitting students with sticks.

Days earlier, clashes in Indian capital between police and hundreds of university students left five dead.

Train services also suspended in eastern West Bengal state, with demonstrators torching trains and buses.

Kolkota witnessed tens of thousands of people joined a demonstration led under Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her ruling Trinamool Congress party, marching against the law itself.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sent four tweets to defend the law.

He said both houses of parliament passed law with overwhelming support.

However, Modi said law illustrated the centuries old culture of culture of acceptance, harmony, compassion, and brotherhood.

“I want to unequivocally assure my fellow Indians that CAA [the law] does not affect any citizen of India of any religion.”

However, Rahul Gandhi whom Modi defeated in 2019 election said both the law and a controversial citizens’ register “weapons of mass polarization unleashed by fascists”.

Protesters from all walks of life in India united of a view, it is going to happen to every Muslim in this country.

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