DMK: CAA against Tamils and India’s secular fabric | India News

NEW DELHI: The DMK on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that SHIFT destroy the basic fabric of secularism by discriminating on the basis of religion.
The party also said it is also against racial Tamil because it does not include Tamil refugees within the scope of the law.
In an affidavit filed by organization secretary RS Bharati, Tamil Nadu’s ruling party asked the high court to annul the amendment, which has also been opposed by many from all walks of life.
“I respectfully submit that the Act introduces an entirely new basis for granting/ungranting citizenship on the basis of religion, which destroys the basic fabric of secularism. No excuses. What explains why Muslims are completely excluded even in the six countries in which they are subjected to persecution… I humbly present that the Act Against Tamil Racism and Elimination of Tamils similar circumstances are residing in Tamil Nadu beyond the scope of the Act,” its affidavit said.
The party said the Act ignores the fact that for decades, Tamil refugees who settled in Tamil Nadu were deprived of basic rights and other rights due to statelessness and non-naturalization and the Act does not give any reason to exclude them . It says the law ignores the reality of Tamil refugees fleeing Sri Lanka to avoid persecution there and settling in Tamil Nadu. It questioned the Act for not bringing Tamils, who face religious persecution in Sri Lanka, into the scope of the law.
“According to the Prohibition Act’s statement of objects and reasons, the basis for inclusion of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh is that their constitutions stipulate a particular state religion so that religious minorities must The situation in Sri Lanka is similar to one of the three countries mentioned above as Tamils ​​in India face religious persecution because they are mainly Hindus. ,” affidavit. “The Center remains silent on the plight of Tamil refugees… its stepmother behavior towards Tamil refugees has led them to live in constant fear of deportation and a future. future uncertain,” it said.


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