Mysuru, January 6:- “The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) is based on humanity. It won’t affect the Indian Muslims. But Congress, Communist parties and so-called progressive thinkers are misleading them,” alleged MLC, state secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Ravi Kumar.
He was speaking after inaugurating CAA 2019 public awareness campaign at Kuvempu Circle in Hebbal Layout here on Sunday.
“The Narendra Modi-led central government has solved several problems of the country including Article 370. 21,000 Bangladeshi immigrants at Sindhanuru celebrated Diwali after CAA was implemented. It won’t affect Indian Muslims,” he added.
“Giving citizenship to immigrants from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh due to harassment is not wrong. When Jawaharlal Nehru was the Prime Minister, he introduced the Act. Later on Indira Gandhi and other prime ministers didn’t get it implemented. Now, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah have implemented it. Let Siddaramaiah, Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi study the plight of minorities in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. Then they will understand the importance of CAA. The minorities, Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Buddhists, Sikhs, Parsis have no facilities there. Lakhs of religious centres are vandalised in Afghanistan and thousands are killed. Muslims are not considered in the Act as they are not minorities there. Indian Muslims are good, but Congress, Communists and progressive thinkers are misleading them,” he said.
“Congress thought that Muslims would come to streets following Ram Mandir verdict and Triple Talaq verdict. But they proved Congress wrong. Now Bharatiya Janata Party workers will visit at least 50 houses each in each booth to create awareness,” he added.
Chamaraja Constituency MLA L Nagendra, BJP state secretary Rajendra, Chamaraja Constituency BJP president Somashekar Raju, Jayappa, Jayaprakash, Kiran Gowda and others were present. (MR/KS)