TDN World Desk: Prominent figures from various fields of life have voiced their concern in last several days against the amended Citizenship Act. On Friday 9 Indian Ramon Magsaysay award recipients expressed concerned over this law saying that it targets the Muslim community.
Terming the law as ‘divisive’ in nature and that’s why ‘Unaccepatble’. Theses 9 Magasaysay award winner issued a statement with their signatures on it. The statement reads, as quoted by TOI, ” We, the Indian recipients of the Magsaysay Award, would like to express our deep sense of concern and anguish at the passing into Law, of the CAA.”
The Signatories are: Arun Roy, Admiral (retd) Laxminarayan Ramdas, Bezwada Wilson, Rajendra Singh, P. Sainath, TM Krishna, Deep Joshi, and Sandeep Pandey.
Ramon Magsaysay Award is internationally recognised as Asia’s Noble Prize.