• BJP Is dividing the country: Javed Akhtar and Shabana Azmi

    Newsclick Team

    January 3, 2020

    This year, on Safdar Hashmi Shahdat Diwas (martyrdom day)—which is organised every year on January 1 at Jhandapur, Sahibabad—poet-activist Javed Akhtar and veteran actor Shabana Azmi spoke about the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and National Register of Citizens. They talked about how the BJP is trying to divide the country and reduce the voting power of certain communities. Akhtar also recited poetry commenting on the recent developments in the country.

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