After the announcement of the return of agricultural laws, now the voice of the cancellation of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) has become vocal in the country. Many Muslim organizations and leaders have demanded the return of CAA and NRC after agricultural laws. Not only this, this organization is also preparing to start a movement against CAA. A day earlier, in the session of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board in Kanpur, a resolution was passed regarding the withdrawal of CAA. After this, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) President Asaduddin Owaisi also warned BJP that if CAA is not withdrawn then Shaheen Bagh will be built.
CAA Act should also be withdrawn: Madani
Arshad Madani, president of Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind, congratulated the farmers on the return of agricultural laws. He said that ‘just as the three agricultural laws were fatal for farmers, similarly CAA and NRC laws are against the interest of Muslims. Muslim society will have to suffer the consequences of both these laws. That’s why we demand that the CAA Act should also be withdrawn. We Muslims are also citizens of India, so the government should think of us as it has thought of farmers.
Muslim Personal Law Board passed resolution
The two-day session of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board ended on Sunday in Kanpur. In this 11 resolutions were passed in which there was also a proposal to withdraw CAA. According to board spokesperson Qasim Rasool Ilyasi, “Our demand is that the CAA law should also be withdrawn.”
Owaisi threatens BJP – will make Shaheen Bagh
Addressing a public meeting in Barabanki on Sunday, Owaisi said, ‘Just like the BJP government has withdrawn all the three agriculture bill laws, in the same way the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the NRC Act should also be withdrawn. These laws are against the law made by Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar. Owaisi said that if the BJP government does not withdraw the law, then we will come out on the streets and will build Shaheen Bagh again here.
BSP MP demands CAA withdrawal
BSP MP from Amroha Kunwar Danish Ali said, ‘The central government has taken a good step by withdrawing the agriculture laws. This will benefit crores of farmers of the country. He has said that now Prime Minister Narendra Modi should also withdraw the Citizenship Act (CAA) keeping in mind the sentiments of crores of people of the country. Crores of people of the country were agitating on the streets to withdraw the citizenship law.
Union minister said – communal politics started againUnion Minorities Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on the demands being raised on CAA NRC said that communal politics on CAA has started again, as some people are demanding to withdraw CAA. He said that the CAA is not to take away anyone’s citizenship, but it is to provide citizenship to Hindus, Sikhs and other persecuted minorities in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh.
Preparing for the performance on 12th December
Violence against CAA first broke out in Assam in 2019 and 5 people lost their lives. It is reported that after the withdrawal of agricultural laws, many groups have resurfaced there against the CAA and are planning a demonstration on December 12.
What is Citizenship Amendment Act?
Significantly, under the Citizenship Amendment Act, there is a provision to give citizenship to non-Muslims coming from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan who have left these countries by 31 December 2014. The CAA was notified on December 12, 2019, and came into effect on January 10 last year. After the passage of the CAA in Parliament, widespread protests were witnessed in many parts of the country.