Indian-Americans Protest In 30 US Cities Against Citizenship Law On Republic Day
India’s 71st Republic day celebrations in the US on Sunday were marred by protests and marches, albeit peaceful ones, against recent changes in the citizenship law by large number of Indian Americans in various cities of the country.
Among Indian-Americans, the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), 2019, however, also had a fair share of its supporters who sought to counter protesters by asserting that “India cares for Neighbouring Minorities” and “CAA Won’t Impact Indian Citizens.”
The supporters, however, appeared to be outnumbered by protesters, who held peaceful rallies and marches in various US cities, carrying anti-CAA banners and raising slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and demanding CAA’s repeal and revocation of the proposed National Register for Citizens. They raised the demand ruing that India’s secular fabric is under threat.…
- Activists Plan Boycott of US Companies Backing India’s Anti-Muslim Policies (Jan 25, 2020, Truthout)
- What 6 resolutions in European Parliament on CAA mean for India-EU relations (Jan 27, 2020, Hindustan Times)
- 2,000 people protest against CAA, NRC in London on Republic Day eve (Jan 26, 2020, India Today)
- UK MPs express concern about CAA-NPR-NRC in House of Commons (Jan 21, 2020, Sabrang India)