Mansehra, Jan 04 (KMS): The speakers at a seminar organised by Hazara University have demanded a plebiscite in Indian-held Kashmir under the United Nations resolutions.
“Kashmiris have been under lockdown since India revoked semi-autonomous status of Kashmir four month ago and Indian forces are committing genocide there but the international community has miserably failed to implement the UN resolutions,” Manzoor Hussain Shah, the vice-chancellor of Hazara University, told the seminar. »

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Bengaluru, Jan 04 (KMS): Thousands of people turned up at Mominpur Eidgah Ground on Mysuru Road to say an emphatic no to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), 2019 and National Register of Citizens (NRC).
Besides Muslum religious scholars and community leaders, freedom fighter HS Doreswamy addressed the post-prayer gathering on Friday.
Hazrat Moulana Mohammed PM Muzzammil Saheb, a cleric from Shivajinagar, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi claims to be a chowkidar. “We the citizens of India are the owners. The chowkidar should be in his limits and can’t ask for proof from the house owner,” he said. »

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Karnataka, Jan 04 (KMS): Karnataka Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Gali Somashekara Reddy on Friday issued a warning to those protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens. Reddy, at a rally marked by slogans of “Jai Shri Ram”, said amid applause: “If you want to live in this country, you have to live according to our customs.”
“You are a minority,” Reddy told the protestors, according to Times Now. “Imagine your situation if the majority takes to the streets.”
The Citizenship Amendment Act, approved by Parliament on December 11, provides citizenship to refugees from six minority religious communities from Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Pakistan, provided they have lived in India for six years and entered the country by December 31, 2014. The Act has been widely criticised for excluding Muslims. »

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Bengaluru, Jan 04 (KMS): Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Friday asked 11 of his counterparts, including from West Bengal, Delhi and Maharashtra, to pass resolutions in their respective state assemblies, demanding the scrapping of the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
Vijayan wrote letters to the CMs of Punjab (Captain Amarinder Singh), Jharkhand (Hemant Soren), Andhra Pradesh (Jagan Mohan Reddy), Puducherry (V. Narayanasamy), Madhya Pradesh (Kamal Nath), Rajasthan (Ashok Gehlot), Odisha (Naveen Patnaik), West Bengal (Mamata Banerjee), Bihar (Nitish Kumar), Delhi (Arvind Kejriwal) and Maharashtra (Uddhav Thackeray).
In the letter, Vijayan gave the example of the Kerala assembly passing an anti-CAA resolution last week, calling for a repeal of the Act. »

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