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“CAA only serves to legitimise Islamophobia”: Tamil Nadu CM Stalin’s message on International Day to Combat Islamophobia

MK STalin

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin took to social media on March 15, 2024, the UN International Day to Combat Islamophobia, to urge unity in crushing ‘the communal fascism of the BJP regime’ and preserving India’s diverse spirit.

“On International Day to Combat Islamophobia, let’s unite to crush the communal fascism of the BJP regime and rescue INDIA’s diverse spirit from their grip,” the DMK chief posted on X.

He also contended that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) only served to “legitimise Islamophobia.

“Since 2014, the Union BJP Government’s reign has torn apart India’s secular fabric, fostering intolerance and endorsing discrimination against our Muslim community. Their implementation of unconstitutional acts like CAA only serves to legitimise Islamophobia,” said MK Stalin.

The United Nations is observing March 15 as the International Day to Combat Islamophobia with the goal of taking “concrete action in the face of rising hatred, discrimination, and violence against Muslims”.

Stalin also shared a collage of news reports documenting hate speeches delivered by BJP and Hindutva leaders, instances of Hindutva mob lynching of Muslims, and fabricated cases leading to the incarceration of Muslim activists.

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