Alliance formed against CAA in Hyderabad

By   |  Published: 29th Dec 2019  8:10 pm

Hyderabad: With an aim to fight the Citizenship Amendment Act and National Register of Citizenship, around 50 organisations have come together on a platform and formed ‘Alliance against CAA and NRC’, here on Sunday.

The organisations representing minorities, Dalit, Transgender, women and youth held a meeting convened by the Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI), in the city on Sunday.

Justice Chandra Kumar, Retired High Court Judge, was elected as the convener while Human Rights Activist Jeevan Kumar, Jamaat-e-Islami office bearer Sadiq Ahmed and Murtala Vemula were elected as the co-conveners.

Interacting with the media, Sadiq Ahmed said the group would launch a sustained campaign against the ‘black law” across the country. “We will take it from the grass root level to the national capital. We are shortly going to start a campaign against the bill in all districts and mandals of Telangana,” he said.

Hamed Mohd Khan, president, Jamaat -e-Islami Telangana said the CAA and NRC were against the interest of the citizens of the country. “All citizens except a few groups that support BJP party or its ideology, are opposing it. The government should consider it,” he said.

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