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Indians and Kashmiris protest against Modi led BJP govt continue

19 January, 2020 06:58

Indians and Kashmiris protest against Modi led BJP govt continue while Indian protesters have launched a postcard campaign.

They have sent thousands of letters to Prime Minister Narendra Modi while urging him to rollback anti-Muslim Citizenship Amendment Act.

Demonstrators in Muslim-dominated Shaheen Bagh area of the New Delhi wrote postcards.

They asked Hindu nationalist leader to not force them to prove their citizenship.

Indians and Kashmiris protest

Meanwhile, the opposition parties and activists say Citizenship Act violates India’s secular constitution.

They have challenged the law in the Supreme Court.

Meanwhile, Kashmiris also continue protest.

Kashmiri students protest

Hundreds of Kashmiri students held protest demonstrations outside University of Hyderabad in India.

They protested against state repression and continued lockdown in occupied Kashmir.

According to KMS, Jammu and Kashmir Students Association members used poetry and revolutionary slogans to highlight injustices.

They said successive Indian governments perpetrated these injustices denying them their inalienable rights.

Protest against Citizenship Amendment Act

Since long, various cities in India continue to witness protest against the controversial Citizenship Law.

In New Delhi, protests reported in different localities including Shaheen Bagh and Jamia University.

Specially, the India Gate in New Delhi protest turned historic.

The agitators sang the poem ‘Hum Dekhenge’ of legendary  Pakistani poet Faiz Ahamed Faiz.

Moreover, they pledged to defend the Constitution.

At the Jamia Millia Islamia, students and civil society members were carrying the tricolour flag and banners.
Meanwhile, they gathered on the road outside the university.
Bollywood actress Swara Bhasker and her co-star Mohammed Zeeshan Ayub also attended a public meeting.

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