Indian Muslims are safe from Citizenship Law : Shahi Imam

Indian Muslims are safe from Citizenship Law : Shahi Imam

Protests have emitted in colleges in numerous areas of the nation over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.

New Delhi:

Appealing for restriction while practicing what he calls the law-based right to dissent, the Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid has focused on that the citizenship law at the center of huge fights the nation over "has nothing to do with Muslims living in India". He likewise reminds that the NRC or National Register of Citizens, the other trigger for the fights, "has not become a law" yet.

Fights have emitted in colleges in numerous pieces of the nation over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, which makes it simpler for non-Muslims from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh to become Indian residents. Dissidents, resistance groups and petitions under the watchful eye of the Supreme Court contend that the law victimizes Muslims and citizenship dependent on religion is against the constitution.

"To protest is the democracy based right of the individuals of India, nobody can prevent us from doing it. In any case, it is significant that it is done in charge, keeping our feelings in control is the most significant part," Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari said on Tuesday, as per a video posted by the news office ANI.

He additionally tried to clarify that the citizenship law doesn't influence Muslims living in India yet Muslim displaced people from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh.

"There is a contrast between the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC). One is CAA that has become a law, and the other is NRC that has just been declared, it has not become a law. Under CAA, the Muslim evacuees who come to India from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh won't get Indian citizenship. It has nothing to do with the Muslims living in India," said the Shahi Imam.

Imam Ahmed Bukhari, the top minister of Jama Masjid, perhaps the biggest mosque of India, put out the intrigue for limitation after viciousness at Delhi's Jamia Millia University on Sunday when dissidents conflicted with the police. A few understudies were harmed when the police raged the grounds and 100 were captured and discharged later.


Yesterday, there were protests in Seelampur and Brijpuri in east Delhi, where dissidents tossed stones at the police and vandalized vehicles. The police utilized cudgel and poisonous gas on the dissenters.