Indian-origin CEO of Microsoft, Satya Nadella, has spoken up towards India’s atrocious Citizenship Modification Act (CAA) which got here into impact on 10th January after being handed within the Indian Parliament on 11th December 2019.
Nadella referred to as the transfer a ‘unhappy’ one as he “would like to see a Bangladeshi immigrant create the subsequent unicorn in India”. He gave the remarks in response to a query over the contentious invoice throughout a session with Microsoft editors in Manhattan on Monday.
I feel what is going on is gloomy… It’s simply dangerous … I might like to see a Bangladeshi immigrant who involves India and creates the subsequent unicorn in India or turns into the subsequent CEO of Infosys.
Having lived within the US as an immigrant himself, Nadella hopes to see a extra numerous India the place anybody can develop into the subsequent large factor no matter his nationality or background.
I’m formed by my Indian heritage, rising up in a multicultural India and my immigrant expertise in the USA. My hope is for an India the place an immigrant can aspire to discovered a affluent start-up or lead a multinational company benefitting Indian society and the economic system at massive.
The citizenship act is geared toward granting citizenship to persecuted minorities from neighboring international locations together with Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan, nevertheless, it has sparked widespread protests throughout the nation by Muslims who’re labeling the transfer as discriminatory towards them.
Microsoft CEO’s remarks come at a time when the Indian authorities is utilizing drive to close the voices of protestors as no less than 19 individuals have been killed in Uttar Pradesh alone. Increasingly highly effective voices are being raised towards the invoice handed by the fascist Modi-led authorities.
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