PM Narendra Modi has appealed to the people for peace amid protests across the country on the Citizenship Amendment Act. The PM tweeted in a series of tweets saying that violent protests on the citizenship law are unfortunate and tragic. The PM appealed to the distributors to be careful and said that this law reflects our brotherhood.
Violent protests on the Citizenship Amendment Act are unfortunate and deeply distressing.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 16, 2019
Debate, discussion and dissent are essential parts of democracy but, never has damage to public property and disturbance of normal life been a part of our ethos.
'Debate, discussion and disagreement are part of democracy'
The PM Narendra Modi said that debate, discussion, and disagreement are an important part of democracy. But it is not our nature to harm public property and harm normal life.
The Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019 was passed by both Houses of Parliament with overwhelming support. Large number of political parties and MPs supported its passage. This Act illustrates India’s centuries old culture of acceptance, harmony, compassion and brotherhood.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 16, 2019
The PM Narendra Modi said that both the Houses of Parliament passed the Nagarkita Amendment Act 2019 with a large majority. A large number of political parties and MPs have supported it. This law reflects our centuries-old peace, brotherhood and compassion.
The need of the hour is for all of us to work together for the development of India and the empowerment of every Indian, especially the poor, downtrodden and marginalised.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 16, 2019
We cannot allow vested interest groups to divide us and create disturbance.
'No harm to any Indian citizen by new law'
PM Narendra Modi said, 'We want to tell all the countrymen that citizenship law will not cause any harm to any Indian citizen. No Indian has to worry about this act. This act for those who were facing harassment outside elsewhere and had no way other than coming to India. '
The Prime Minister said that selfish groups could not be allowed to divide and subjugate society. He wrote, 'The need of the hour is that we all work together for the development of India and the empowerment of every Indian, especially the poor, the exploited and the deprived. We cannot allow groups with vested interests to divide us and provide disturbances. '
This is the time to maintain peace, unity and brotherhood. It is my appeal to everyone to stay away from any sort of rumour mongering and falsehoods.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 16, 2019
'Stay away from spreading rumors and lies'
In another tweet, PM Narendra Modi appealed to people to ignore the rumors. He wrote, 'This is the time to maintain peace, unity and brotherhood. I appeal to everyone to stay away from any kind of rumor and spreading lies.