New Delhi, Mar 22 (IANS): The Jamia Coordination Committee has briefly suspended it is ongoing 24 hrs sit-in protest at gate no. 7, close to Jamia Milia Islamia (JMI) citing coronavirus outbreak, however not earlier than enjoying politics.
In an announcement it mentioned, “With a heavy coronary heart however nice hope in our hearts, we briefly droop the continuing 24 hrs sit-in protest at Gate no. 7, JMI and attraction to all protesters to kindly take the state of affairs with utmost seriousness and save themselves and others from this deadly sickness.”
Nonetheless, whereas making a case to struggle the outbreak, it mentioned, “In instances like these, we should introspect our actions and remind ourselves that within the face of demise we’re all equal; so why exclude, why discriminate, why repress, why exploit, why kill, why violate ? This international epidemic should function a reminder of worldwide injustice, international inequality and international violence.”
Making its stand clear that it continues to stay in opposition to the Citizenship Modification Act, NRC or NPR, it urged the centre to cease the NPR course of without delay. In a transparent case of creating a political level even in face of such lethal pandemic, the Jamia Coordination Committee mentioned, “We once more attraction to the federal government to repeal the discriminatory anti-constitutional CAA, NRC and the NPR. The present disaster is a transparent reminder of the truth that humanity is for all irrespective of faith.”
What’s extra? They even dubbed Sunday’s ‘janta curfew’ the place PM Modi urged all to remain indoors by means of the day as ‘jumla’.
“We might additionally wish to reiterate our misgivings with jumlas corresponding to ‘janta curfew’. It will be as an alternative smart to encourage folks to ‘quarantine for humanity’. The main target should stay of voluntary and trustworthy self-initiated precautions. No state of affairs should be utilised to normalise curfews,” it mentioned.