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Is CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act) good for India? March 21 2020

Cancelled

THIS EVENT REMAINS CANCELLED BECAUSE OF CORONA VIRUS THREAT IN SANTA CLARA COUNTY. WE WILL UPDATE YOU AS SITUATION CHANGES

Background:

Indian government recently passed a Citizenship Amendment Act. This act has generated a lot of controversy, debate and protests in India and abroad. There is a lot of confusion and misinformation about the act.

Our purpose in choosing this topic is to dispel misinformation about this act by having a civilized and information debate on this topic by concerned citizens.

We request you to participate in the debate either as a debater or an audience.

Free lunch will be provided and rewards will be given to all the debaters. All are welcome!

About the Citizenship Amendment Act:

The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 was passed by the Parliament of India on 11 December 2019. It amended the Citizenship Act of 1955 by providing a path to Indian citizenship for migrants of certain religious minorities.

Event Details:

  • 12:00 -12:30 pm (lunch)
  • 12:30 to 1 pm (debate)
  • 1 to 1:30 pm (group discussion)
  • 1:30 to 2 pm (Awards ceremony and Q&A)

Date: March 21st, 12 pm. Registration Required. Click here to Register.

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