BSP MPs, calling the amended Citizenship Act (CAA) divisive, have on Wednesday demanded President Ram Nath Kovind to withdraw it and conduct a judicial inquiry into the alleged police action against those opposing it.
A delegation of party MPs led by BSP parliamentary party leader Satish Mishra in the Rajya Sabha met the President today and submitted a memorandum to him. The memorandum, signed by all 13 BSP MPs in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, said that party president Mayawati had already demanded withdrawal of the revised citizenship law, calling it divisive.
The party also asked the President for a high-level judicial inquiry into the alleged action of the police during the agitation against the law in other areas of the country including Delhi’s Jamia Millia Islamia University, Aligarh Muslim University in Uttar Pradesh and Nadwa College in Lucknow. Of.
Party MPs have also demanded from the President to take appropriate action against the alleged lathicharge on the students studying in the library without permission from Delhi Police in Jamia Millia Islamia University on 15 December.
The delegation included Danish Ali, the leader of the BSP parliamentary party in the Lok Sabha, and other members of the party in the lower house, and Mishra, including the four Rajya Sabha members. After meeting the President, BSP MP Satish Chandra Mishra said, “We told the President that the Citizenship Amendment Act is wrong and is in violation of Articles 14 and 21. We have requested them to take steps to cancel it. ”(Input: With language)