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Delhi Police says there are WhatsApp records of ‘key conspirators’ holding meetings & discussing consequences, including possible riots, and still going ahead.
In one respect, what is happening now is worse than 1984. Instead of just shielding the guilty, the police are actively going after anti-CAA protesters.
The report is based on a fact-finding mission conducted by National Federation of Indian Women which gathered testimonies from the injured and doctors & nurses who treated them.
DU professor Apoorvanand says it is disturbing to see an emerging ‘theory’ that treats the ‘supporters of the protesters as the source of violence’.
US statement mentions 11 individuals, including Meeran Haider, Safoora Zargar, Devangana Kalita, Natasha Narwal, Khalid Saifi, Dr Kafeel Khan, Sharjeel Imam & Akhil Gogoi.
The bugle for the need of many of these initiatives, which are now being initiated by Narendra Modi govt, was first sounded by K.S. Sudarshan, the fifth RSS chief.
The Modi govt was irked over a series of errors by the MHA’s media wing, but not mentioning the CAA in the list of achievements may have been a ‘tipping point’.
The Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide said India was seeing an increase in discrimination against minorities ever since the CAA was passed.
India has moved on from Assam — to animated rage about nationwide NRC, the discomfort with CAA and now, the biggest threat of them all — the coronavirus.
Indian intelligence agencies have called it a ‘script of Pakistan’s ISI’ with an agenda to ‘divide India in these sensitive times’.