India has become a racist state due to its new law: Mazari

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari said that India has become a racist state according to its own new Citizenship Act law.
Shireen Mazari tweeted about the Indian government’s newly passed law about its Citizenship Amendment bill that excludes Muslims. 
In her tweet, Mazari stated the Indian Citizenship Amendment was passed by both parliament houses that made India a racist state.
“Finally India’s Modi & Indian Parliament resuscitate the racist ideology of the Nazis.
 “The Indian Citizenship Amendment passes through both Houses – India is now a racist state according to its own law!,” she added.

On Wednesday, the Indian government approved controversial citizenship that undermines the country’s secular constitution.

Read more: India passes controversial anti-Muslim citizenship law

The Citizenship Amendment Bill seeks to grant Indian nationality to Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, Jains, Parsis, and Sikhs who fled Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Pakistan before 2015.

Also read: Indian IPS officer resigns to protest against Citizenship Bill

The bill passed the upper house of parliament with 125 members supporting it and 105 opposing. The move by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government faced stiff resistance from opposition parties, minority groups, and student bodies, as it discriminates against Muslims.

Also read: NA passes resolution against Indian ‘anti-Muslim’ bill

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