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CAA Is To Give Citizenship, Not To Take It Away: Anurag Thakur – CAA Is To Give Citizenship, Not To Take It Away: Union Minister Anurag Thakur theinsiderinsight

Hamirpur:

Union Minister Anurag Thakur said on Thursday that the Citizenship (Amendment) Act is a law that will give citizenship to persecuted non-Muslim immigrants from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan, and will not take away anyone's citizenship.
The central government on Monday announced the implementation of CAA, 2019. Four years after the controversial law was passed, the Centre's move paves the way for granting citizenship to non-Muslim immigrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan who came to India before December 31, 2014.

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With the release of CAA rules, now Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government will start giving Indian citizenship to the persecuted non-Muslim immigrants (Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists, Parsis and Christians) from these three countries. Thakur told reporters, “CAA is to give citizenship, not to take it away.”

Thakur, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Hamirpur Lok Sabha seat, targeted Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and called him the “world's biggest liar”.

Responding to the AAP chief terming the implementation of CAA ahead of the Lok Sabha elections as BJP's “dirty vote bank politics”, Thakur said, “Kejriwal is an example of how even an educated person can spread misconceptions.” Does.”

Kejriwal had said on Wednesday, “Through this law, the BJP government at the Center has opened the doors for a large number of poor minorities from Pakistan and Bangladesh to come to India.” Thakur also attacked the Congress and said that the party's There is neither any policy for the people nor any program for the public interest.

The Union Minister alleged that Congress supports the “tukde-tukde gang” and wants to divide the country, while Modi talks about the interest of the country. Thakur expressed gratitude to the BJP leadership for fielding him from Hamirpur seat for the fifth consecutive time.

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