Billionaire Philanthropist George Soros Slams Modi at Davos
Davos: In a significant development, billionaire philanthropist George Soros has slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing him, of trying to transform India into a Hindu nationalist state, as reported by some section of media.
“The biggest and most frightening setback came in India where a democratically elected Narendra Modi is creating a Hindu nationalist state, imposing punitive measures on Kashmir, a semi-autonomous Muslim region, and threatening to deprive millions of Muslims of their citizenship.”, Soro said while speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Meanwhile, India is also witnessing large-scale protests against an amended citizenship law. The Citizenship Amendment Act provides citizenship to refugees from six minority religious communities from Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Pakistan, provided they have lived in India for six years and entered the country by December 31, 2014.