A shop in Chennai’s Richie Street came under attack by Islamic protesters for selling pens with texts bearing the label, ‘We support CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act) & NRC (National Register of Citizens)", reports News18.
In a video that has gone viral on social media, a group of Muslims gathered outside the shop and can be heard raised slogans against the newly enacted legislation.
As per reports, Dinesh Kumar, owner of the shop, has been receiving threats since yesterday.
“I wasn’t aware that such words were printed on the pen. When the batches reached the shop, a Muslim boy saw the pen and left. Another person came to the shop, took a picture of the pen with the words and uploaded it on social media," said Kumar.
"Since yesterday, I have been receiving threats through calls from many places, but now the shop is open and remains safe with police protection.”
Kumar has also filed an FIR with the police.
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