The violence protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act and NRC has reached to Gujarat now. Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani said that this Act must implement in the state. But the opposition to this Act is seen in different parts of the country and it is also seen in the Modi and Shah’s home state Gujarat.
Gujarat shutdown was announced today by the minority rights forum and other organizations. The mixed effect of the shutdown is being seen in many areas like Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Palanpur. But the maximum impact of the shutdown is mostly visible in Muslim dominated areas.
Minority Adhikar Manch, Shramik Congress Organization, Anhad, Ahmedabad Auto Association, Our Voice Our Right and people associated with different Muslim organizations announced the shutdown of Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Godhra and Panchmahal, Palanpur. Giving information in this regard Shamshad Khan Pathan Advocate of Minority Rights Forum said that the shutdown was successful in many markets of Ahmedabad and Vadodara. Social organizations, labor organizations and trade organizations also supported the shutdown. The effect of shutdown was also seen in markets like Kalupur, Shahpur, Juhapura, Dariyapur, Lal Darwaja, Teen Darwaza in Ahmedabad.
CM Vijay Rupani announced the implementation of NRC and CAA in Gujarat for the first time. Rupani said that it is necessary to give shelter in India to the minority community of those provinces facing persecution based on religion in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. He further said that only India in the world can be a shelter for them, in such a situation the Gujarat government is in support of both the laws of the Center. He also said that the CAA and NRC made by the Center will be applicable in the entire country.
The people associated with the various organizations are protesting on CAA in Lal Darwaja area of Ahmedabad. Meanwhile, the police resorted lathicharge to disperse the protesters. The police had taken the protesters to Shahibaug Police Stadium.