100 Organisations Unite under One Banner “We the People of India” Against CAA
GUWAHATI: Around 100 organisations from across the country have decided to fight the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), the National Population Register (NPR) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) under one banner – “We the People of India" (Hum Bharat ke log hain).
Yogesh Yadav, the founder of Swaraj Abhiyan Party, along with Rashtriya Seva Dal President Ganesh Devi, student leader Kanhaiya Kumar,United Against Hate member Umar Khalid and human rights activis
ts Harsh Mander, Megha Patkar and Assam’s Arup Borbora were present in a meeting held at TISS, Mumbaui on Monday.
“We are appealing to all the people protesting against the CAA, NPR and nationwide NRC to come under a single banner - We The People of India. This is the first phrase of our Constitution and there can’t be anything bigger than that,” said Yogendra Yadav.
The group has decided to launch a series of nationwide protests and demonstrations starting from January 3, the birth anniversary of Savitribai Phule. The protests are to held on significant days that mark the birth or death anniversaries of notable people.
(L) Medha Patkar, Ganesh Devy, Yogendra Yadav and Kavita Krishnan