Lucknow: A couple in Uttar Pradesh has shown solidarity with the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in a unique manner. They used their own wedding card to express their support to the government initiative.
Mohit Mishra and Sonam Pathak who will tie the knot on 2 February have put a line on their wedding cards saying “We support CAA and NRC”. Both of them hail from Sambhal district of Uttar Pradesh.
The initiative from the couple comes after Uttar Pradesh witnessed many violent anti-CAA protests. The CAA which is aimed at giving citizenship to people belonging to religiously persecuted communities from Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan. However, the Congress, left parties and other communal forces stroked fears among the Muslims of India saying that the Act was against Muslims.
This led to widespread violence in the name of CAA. However, the security forces effectively tackled the protesters and have brought the situation under control.