No one has right to take away your citizenship: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray to Muslim community leaders

During their meeting with the Maharashtra CM, over 200 Muslim community leaders submitted a memorandum demanding the state government to pass a resolution against CAA.

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Amid the ongoing protests across the country against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC), Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday met with nearly 200 Muslim community leaders while assuring them that no one will have to leave the country. 

The meeting between CM Uddhav Thackeray and the Muslim community leaders took place at Police Commissioner’s office in Mumbai. 

During their meeting with the Maharashtra CM, the community leaders submitted a memorandum demanding the state government to pass a resolution against CAA. 

The memorandum had signatures of Raza Academy General Secretary Saeed Noorie and Sayed Moinuddin Ashraf of Jamia Qadria Ashrafia. 

We request you (Uddhav Thackeray) to pass a resolution denouncing the draconian and unconstitutional Acts passed by the BJP government. The Kerala and Punjab government have already taken the lead in this,” the memorandum read. 

After meeting the Maharashtra CM, Noorie informed that they met Chief Minister expressing their fears regarding CAA and NRC. 

...the Chief Minister told us that we are very much the citizens of this country and no one has the right to take away our citizenship while assuring that no one would have to leave the country,” said Noorie. 

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According to a report published in The Indian Express, Police Commissioner Sanjay Barve stated that they (those assembled) had the right to protest, they should also ensure that no one is inconvenienced and that no law is broken. 


 


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