In a controversial judgment, a
Meghalaya High Court judge recently said India should have declared
itself a Hindu country, like Pakistan declared itself an Islamic
nation. Justice SR Sen of Meghalaya High Court made this observation
while delivering a judgment in a case pertaining to domicile
"Pakistan declared themselves as an Islamic country and India, since (it) was divided on the basis of religion, India should have also been declared as a Hindu country, but it remained as a secular country," Justice Sen said while disposing of a petition by Amon Rana, who was denied domicile certificate by the state government.
Calling the ongoing National Register of Citizens (NRC) process defective, Judge Sen said "The present NRC process is defective as many foreigners become Indians and original Indians are left out which is very sad."
He also made a request to the Prime Minister and Home Minister to correct the NRC process and bring a uniform law for the citizens. "Nobody should try to make India as another Islamic country, otherwise it will be a doomsday for India. I am confident that only this government under Narendra Modiji will understand the gravity, and will do the needful," he said.
He said a "uniform law" should be brought for all the citizens in the country: "Anybody opposing the Indian laws and Constitution can't be considered as citizens of the country."
However, Sen emphasized that Muslims residing in India for generations and abiding by Indian laws should be allowed to live peacefully.