New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The protesters at Shaheen Bagh have planned to meet Home Minister Amit Shah at his residence in the national capital. However, the Home Minister’s office has made it clear that no official request has been received from the protesters to meet Shah.
According to the Home Minister’s office, if the request comes following the due process, then the government or a government’s representative may consider meeting the protesters.
The Home Minister’s office also said that if the protesters were joined by the distinguished people, then the government will not shy away from meeting the protesters. But whatever will happen will be decided only after seeing the nature of the exhibitors. But the government has said that no one will be averse to meeting and talking to anyone.
the protesters have decided to meet Shah to put their demands forward. Sources said that the women protesters will visit Shah’s official residence at 2 p.m. on Sunday. They said that first and the foremost demand of the protesters’ is to withdraw the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
Since December, women protesters have been sitting on a dharna in Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh to oppose NRC and NPR, besides CAA. This protest has been continuing for over 60 days but to no avail.