The following video by Arfa Sherwani is in the Urdu-Hindi languages and offers a good analysis of the situation and opposition to CAA, NRC, and NPR. She resonates with most people who care about India and want India to remain among the civilized nations. Indeed, Shashi Tharoor, Arfa Khanum and I have a similar take on the nature of the rallies.
In the rally, we held in Washington DC, I felt compelled to get the microphone and remind people that the fight is to defend India’s secular constitution which is a cure of all ailments the current government is inflicting on us. Even though the movement started with Muslims, but the entire Indian community is involved in it. Upon my turn, I welcomed the guests with a Namaste, Salam, Sat Sri Akal, Jai Jinendra, Budhha Namo, and Hamazor Hama Ashobed and Peace to you. Jai Bhim is another greeting that is a big part of Indian greetings. It was such a joy to hear the people repeat after me with great enthusiasm. The protests were about inclusion, and we wanted to make sure no one felt excluded at the rally, hence, the inclusive greetings. The next number was the Indian National Anthem, which everyone sang along with passion. The National Anthem binds every one of the 1.3 billion Indians. It is good to see the goosebump with emotions when people sing the National Anthem.http://centerforpluralism.com/indian-americans-protests-against-modis-acts-in-washington-dc/
Indeed, way back on December 19, I sent the following bulletins to most of the groups who were defending India’s constitution.
The following poster was shared on 12/19/19 – similar thoughts are expressed by Arfa Khanum and Shashi Tharoor.
This bulletin sent on 1/05/2020 which Arfa has alluded to
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