Tag: CAA

Anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests in Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh. 

The National Commission for Minorities (NCM)will organise seminars in Uttar Pradesh and other parts of the country to address the misunderstanding and fear of the Muslim community over the Citizenship Amendment Act. The first seminar will be held in Lucknow on January 10, the second in Kanpur on January 12, the third in Jaunpur on January 12, the fourth in Gorakhpur on January 13, the fifth in Meerut on January 14 and the sixth in Mathura on January 15

Governor’s reference to ‘dual citizenship’ triggers a debate

The Tamilnadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit’s address to the Assembly in which he advocated dual citizenship for Tamil refugees from Sri Lanka living in Tamil Nadu, has triggered a debate. It is for the first time that the matter was included in the Governor’s address, by former chief Minister Jayalalithaa in April 2016 during her campaign for the Assembly election.