Tamil Nadu MLA Thamimun Ansari sports ‘No CAA, NPR and NRC’ T-shirt in Assembly
Chennai: Manithaneya Jananayaga Katchi leader and MLA Thamimun Ansari arrived in Tamil Nadu Assembly on January 6 wearing a t-shirt that had “No CAA, NPR and NRC” on it, as a mark of protest over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR).
The Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly convened on Monday for its next session.
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) MLAs had given representation to Tamil Nadu Assembly secretary K Srinivasan, seeking to adopt a resolution against the CAA in this session of the state Assembly.
The new law grants citizenship to Hindu, Sikh, Jain, Parsi, Buddhist, and Christian refugees from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh who came to India on or before December 31, 2014.