St. Paul City Council passes resolution opposing CAA, declares BJP as Islamophobic
City of Saint Paul, the state capital of Minnesota in the USA, has passed a resolution declaring Bhartiya Janta Party led Indian government as Islamophobic. The resolution opposes India’s National Registry of Citizens and Citizenship Amendment Act.
Saint Paul city became the fourth city to pass the Resolution. The resolution was passed with a 5-0 vote. “The City Council opposes the National Register of Citizens and the Citizenship Amendment Act in India.” The City Council found the policies of these laws to be “discriminatory to Muslims, oppressed castes, women, indigenous peoples known as Adivasi, and the LGBTQ community
It said the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is dominated by the exclusionary ideology of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). RSS promotes discrimination against Muslims