PM Modi attacks opposition for ‘misguiding, misinforming’ people on citizenship law | India News


NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched a blistering assault on opposition events on their try and “misguide and misinform” the nation on the brand new citizenship law.
Replying to the controversy on a movement thanking the President for his handle to the joint sitting of each homes of Parliament, he quoted statements made by Ram Manohar Lohia and Lal Bahadur Shastri on supporting minorities dealing with persecution in Pakistan.

“Is it alright to misguide and misinform the nation? Can anyone be part of a marketing campaign that does the identical? The path being taken on CAA by many opposition events is unlucky,” PM Modi mentioned.

Hitting out on the Left events, Modi mentioned the Kerala chief minister has warned about extremists being concerned in anti-citizenship law protests within the state however Left get together members had been supporting comparable protests within the nationwide capital.

He mentioned there was an try and cowl undemocratic exercise underneath the garb of protests towards the law. He went on to say that nobody goes to get political profit out of the protests.
He made the statements on protests towards the brand new law, which seeks to grant citizenship to unlawful immigrants of all faiths, besides Muslims, from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan who’ve come to India by December 31, 2014.
Instead of scaring people on the law, proper info must be offered, he mentioned.
Earlier in Lok Sabha, PM Modi accused the opposition of inciting protests towards the CAA and warned that avenue agitations towards choices of Parliament and state assemblies could result in “anarchy” and that everybody must be apprehensive over it.
Strongly defending the Citizenship (Amendment) Act which has triggered protests, Modi reiterated in Lok Sabha that it doesn’t have an effect on any Indian citizen and poses no hurt to minorities, and mentioned these rejected by people in elections are fuelling protests towards it for their “vote bank politics”.
He accused the Opposition of utilizing all its may to stoke “imaginary” fears in regards to the law, which grants citizenship to minorities from three Muslim nations within the neighbourhood, and likened its stand to that of Pakistan, saying Islamabad spoke the identical language for many years to mislead and incite Indian Muslims.
Pakistan couldn’t succeed, and what has shocked him that these thrown out of energy by voters right here have resorted to doing such issues, Modi mentioned in his over 100-minute-long reply to the Motion of Thanks on the President’s Address, which was later handed by Lok Sabha.
So a lot criticism of the CAA has been made mockingly by those that love getting photographed with the group of people who need “tukde tukde” of India, he mentioned, including that even courts have asserted that protests mustn’t inconvenience people and be not marked by violence.
“We have seen the kind of speeches and remarks were made recently (in these protests). Big leaders of opposition go there. I regret it,” he mentioned.



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