As per report the DMK Youth Wing on friday staged protests across the state a day after the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act was notified following the President’s assent late on Thursday. Meanwhile DMK Youth Wing Secretary stalin -Latest Updates, Photos, Videos are a click away, CLICK NOW'>udhayanidhi stalin held protests in Chennai’s Saidapet against the Act which guarantees a path to citizenship for persecuted minorities including hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians from afghanistan, pakistan and Bangladesh. The Act, however, excludes muslims, thus making religion a basis for citizenship.
Furthermore hundreds of DMK youth wing cadres participated with stalin -Latest Updates, Photos, Videos are a click away, CLICK NOW'>udhayanidhi stalin tearing up a copy of the Act.Udhayanidhi along with other protestors were later taken into preventive detention by the chennai police. Meanwhile Apart from the youth wing protests, students from New college in chennai also staged a protest against the Act. Protesting students chanted “don’t separate, don’t separate” and asked for banning the Bill. The party has also planned to launch a massive protest against the state’s government’s support for the Bill on december 17.
Perhaps soon after the passage of the Bill in the rajya sabha, DMK chief MK stalin stated, “It is unconstitutional to link citizenship with religion. #CAB2019 is a direct assault on secularism, equality and fraternity principles which are essential to any democracy. AIADMK once again stands completely exposed for its decision to support this immoral legislation.”