CAA 2019 backlash, students lead protests
Curriculum|December 16, 2019
CAA 2019 backlash, students lead protests
The Citizenship (Amendment) TAct, 2019, which was passed on December 11 in the Parliament to provide citizenship to persecuted minorities from neighboring Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh, has evoked strong and large-scale protests as the enactment is seen an 'assault' on the basic preamble of the constitution and right to equality under Article 14.

With students taking the lead in these protests and police action on students in Jamia Millia Islamia and Aligarh Muslim University receiving widespread attention and condemnation worldwide, the debate and discourse on ‘divisive politics’ and safeguarding constitutional scheme, has brought several formations including opposition partes together even as student groups continue their stir.


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December 16, 2019