Thiruvananthapuram: Days after the Kerala Meeting handed a decision on repealing the controversial Citizenship Modification Act, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday wrote to his counterparts in 11 states on the necessity to save secularism and democracy.
In a letter to the chief ministers, together with Mamata Banerjee and Arvind Kejriwal, Vijayan stated, “Apprehensions have arisen amongst giant sections of our society consequent to the Citizenship Modification Act, 2019.
The necessity of the hour is unity amongst all Indians who want to defend and protect our cherished values of democracy and secularism, he stated.
The Kerala Meeting on Tuesday handed a decision demanding scrapping of CAA, amid raging countrywide protests towards the laws.
The ruling CPI(M)-LDF and the Opposition Congress-led UDF supported the decision whereas BJP’s lone MLA and former Union minister O Rajagopal’s was the one dissenting voice within the one-day particular session.