no-image IAMC

“UP Epicentre Of Politics Of Hate”: 104 Ex-IAS Officers To Yogi Adityanath

The Uttar Pradesh government’s controversial anti-conversion ordinance has transformed the state into “the epicentre of politics of hate, division and bigotry”, a letter signed by 104 former IAS officers, including former National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon, former Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao and former Adviser to the Prime Minister TKA Nair, and released Tuesday said.

Demanding that the “illegal ordinance be withdrawn forthwith”, the signatories also said all politicians, including the Chief Minister, need to “re-educate yourselves about the Constitution which you… have sworn to uphold”.

“… UP, once known as the cradle of the Ganga-Jamuna civilisation, has become the epicentre of the politics of hate, division and bigotry, and institutions of governance are now steeped in communal poison,” the letter said….

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/love-jihad-law-104-former-ias-officers-write-to-yogi-adityanath-against-love-jihad-law-2345277