Those Protesting may Continue, CAA Won't be Taken Back: Amit Shah
GUWAHATI: Talking about the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), Union Home Minister Amit Shah in a public rally in Lucknow said the government won’t step back on the contentious legislation.
Addressing the rally Shah said, “I want to say it again that the government is not going back on the CAA. Those who want to protest may continue doing so.”
Shah hit out at the Opposition parties for spreading “lies” about the CAA and mentioned that that the Act has no provision of taking anyone’s citizenship.
“Let it be very loud and clear to our opponents that the citizenship law won't be rolled back at any cost, irrespective of the protests,” Shah said of the amended law.
Meanwhile, BJP chief JP Nadda will be in Agra on January 23 to garner support for the recently amendment act while Defence minister Rajnath Singh and Union road transport minister Nitin Gadkari will be also hold rallies in UP.