TDN World Desk: After long speculation Telengana assembly finally passed resolution against the CAA-NPR-NRC on Monday.
The Telengana government stated that the CAA violates the inclusive and non-religious nature of the constitution.
Opposing the CAA, the government stated in its resolution, “The Act makes people belonging to certain religions eligible for Indian citizenship while excluding other persons solely on the basis of religion.”
During the introduction of the resolution, K Chandrashekhar Rao government stated the existing apprehension among all sections of people on the NPR excercise, especially the economically weaker sections.
The resolution also stated, ” There have been concerted attempts to tinker with the inclusive and non-religious nature of Indian Citizenship through the Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019, National Population Register and, the National Register of Citizens.
“Besides violating the principles of equality, non-discrimination, secularism, this concerted attempt will also endanger the lives of the vulnerable groups who do not possess adequate documentary proof of citizenship . Moreover there is serious questions as to the legality and constitutionality of CAA, NPR and NRC.”
With Telangana more than twenty states have passed resolution against NPR,CAA.
Student activist Syed Azharuddin congratulated to Student Organizations, social activists, journalists and other civil organizations who worked hard in pressuring the government to pass the resolution.