Indians hold national flags and placards during a protest against the new citizenship law in Bangalore, India, on December 23, 2019. Photo: AP
Rajiv Sikri
Opinion

Opinion

Rajiv Sikri

Why protests in India over the new citizenship law are much ado about nothing

  • The law seeks to provide closure to the refugees from three neighbouring Islamic countries that had flowed into India since Partition in 1947
  • Muslim citizens are an integral part of India and will not be affected by the law
Indians hold national flags and placards during a protest against the new citizenship law in Bangalore, India, on December 23, 2019. Photo: AP
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