New Delhi, Dec 18 (GCCurrentAffairs) A day after 12 opposition parties met President Ram Nath Kovind over the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Tuesday met the President and requested him to take the step to revoke the act.
A BSP delegation, led by its senior leader Satish Chandra Mishra and Lok Sabha MP Danish Ali, also requested the President to ‘constitute a judicial inquiry to look into the atrocities against innocent students across the country by police’.
‘We told the President that Citizenship Amendment Act is wrong and violation of the preamble, Article 14 and 21. We request him to take steps to revoke it’, Mr Mishra said after the meeting.
‘We also requested to constitute a judicial inquiry to look into the atrocities of police against innocent students across the country,’ the senior leader added.
The BSP’s meeting with the President took place a day after an opposition delegation led by Congress president Sonia Gandhi met Mr Kovind, and requested his intervention and advice the government to immediately repeal the act.
Earlier, the BSP Chief Mayawati had sharply criticised the act and demanded the ‘government to take back this unconstitutional law, otherwise it may lead to negative consequences in the future’.