Joe Biden, Democratic presidential nominee and former vice president has urged India to take steps for restoration of rights of all the people living in occupied Kashmir.
Joe Biden in a statement has expressed disappointment over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and implementation of the National Register of Citizens in Assam.
According to the policy paper Joe Biden’s agenda for Muslim American community’ posted recently on his campaign website.
“These measures are inconsistent with the country’s long tradition of secularism and with sustaining a multi-ethnic and multi-religious democracy,” Joe said
Policy paper on Muslim Americans said that, “In Kashmir, the Indian government should take all necessary steps to restore rights of all the people of Kashmir. Restrictions on dissent, such as preventing peaceful protests or shutting or slowing down the Internet, weakens democracy,”
It further said that “Joe Biden has been disappointed by the measures that the government of India has taken with the implementation and aftermath of the National Register of Citizens in Assam and the passage of the Citizenship Amendment Act into law,”
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