Famous Indian actor Javed Jaffery has seen protesting against the recent Indian government’s stance on citizenship. Javed Jaffery has given a speech on the Indian government’s unethical and barbaric attitude towards minorities which went viral on social media with a strong message to the Indian youth.
Indian has recently amended the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 by the parliament of India on December 11, 2019. The new development amended the Citizenship Act of 1955, it provides a path to Indian citizenship for Hindu, Buddhist, Parsi, Jain, Christian, and Sikh as religious minorities feeling persecution from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh. However, Muslims were excluded from such a right to claim Indian nationality.
The new amendment by Modi led extremist government fueled protests across India, the Muslims and other religions without any distinction have joined the protests and raised the voice against the Modi-led government and asked the youth to stand up against the government.
Javed Jaffery’s speech went viral on social media, Indian youth and secularism welcomed his speech and said we need this India, not the Modi Sarkar’s India. Various people from Indian raised their voice and said, India is not Modi’s property, the government should work towards living in harmony instead of creating anarchy, the government should work towards developing the country instead of creating hatred fighting against a particular religion.