Monday, December 30, 2019

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi bluntly, Muslims need not worry about any law

Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi says that Muslims need not worry about any law as their social, religious and constitutional rights are protected. He also stressed on Sunday that the "fake" propaganda being run by some political parties over the amended Citizenship Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) would be exposed and truth would prevail.

Naqvi has made a point of reassuring the Muslim community at a time when there are protests against CAA and NRC in many parts of the country and many political parties and groups are alleging that the CAA is "anti-Muslim". The Union minister said to the "PTI-language", "Muslims in India are not living under compulsion, but living with their commitment." Their social, religious and constitutional rights are fully protected. "He also said," Tolerance and harmony are embedded in the DNA of India and Indians. "

Naqvi said, "How can the Prime Minister who has given a house to the poor and has provided lights to their homes make the poor homeless?" The Muslim community in 2019 not only because of CAA, NRC and NPR, but three The anti-divorce law found itself at the center of the discussion. However, this year, many works and schemes of the Ministry of Minority Affairs were also discussed.

In the year 2019, the Ministry took several steps for the welfare of minorities. Pre-matric scholarships were given to 80 lakh students and skill development training to over 1.25 lakh youth. On the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Ministry of Minority Affairs gave separate “Begum Hazrat Mahal Scholarship” to 3 lakh poor, needy girls.

As part of the program to link madrasas to mainstream education, more than 750 madrasa teachers from various states were trained in mainstream education by the Ministry of Minority Affairs, including a large number of women teachers. The Ministry has decided to organize more than 100 'Hunar Haats' in the next 5 years through which employment opportunities will be provided to artisans, craftsmen, traditional cooks of minority communities.

In the first 6 months of Modi Sarkar-2, 100 Common Service Centers have been sanctioned across the country under the 'Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Program' which will act as a single-window support center for the needy. In these centers, common people will be informed about various public welfare schemes of the central-state government. India has become the first country in the entire world where Haj 2020 is going through 100 percent digital process.


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