In Tamil Nadu amid protests by Muslims on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR), the ruling AIADMK on Friday (21 February) mentioned that whereas attempting to achieve out to the neighborhood, We won’t enable something that can hurt the minorities.
The social gathering additionally accused the rival DMK of deceptive them by deceptive them. The AIADMK mentioned that the Ok Palaniswami authorities of the state has additionally written a letter to the central authorities saying that some info and paperwork like Aadhaar ought to be averted within the forthcoming census course of. The social gathering's oblique reference was to apprehensions about some features of the NPR course of. <! –
Appealing to keep up communal concord, the social gathering mentioned in a press release, "There will be no injustice to any minority brother and sister in Tamil Nadu." The authorities won’t enable any exercise in opposition to minorities. The AIADMK will at all times be a real friend to the Muslim neighborhood. "
Statements by high AIADMK leaders Chief Minister Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam got here in opposition to the backdrop of contemporary protests in opposition to the amended citizenship legislation, NPR and NRC right here and in some components of the state. Demonstrations in opposition to the CAA, NPR and NRC have been going down at Old Washermanpet in North Chennai since 14 February. In social media, this place is being known as 'Shaheen Bagh of Chennai'. AIADMK Coordinator Panneerselvam and Joint Coordinator Palaniswami mentioned of their joint assertion that NPR occurred within the Congress-led UPA authorities in 2010 by which the DMK was the primary constituent.