‘PM Modi ne jo kaha woh patthar ki lakir,’ Amit Shah adamant on CAA, says it will never be taken back

After being asked on opposition's allegation that BJP is creating a new vote bank through CAA, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said, “Whatever PM Modi says he fulfills it with guarantee.”

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah has said that the Citizen Amendment Act (CAA) will never be taken back. The statement from Shah came while speaking to ANI. Shah said that it is our sovereign decision to ensure Indian citizenship in our country, we will never compromise on it.

CAA will not dilute the rights of Tribals: Amit Shah

Amit Shah asserted that the law will not dilute the composition and the rights of the tribals. He further added that will not be implemented in the North-Eastern states where there is a provision for the Inner Line Permit (ILP) including areas that are granted special status under the 6th Schedule of the Constitution.

No need to fear: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah asserted that people need not to worry. “Minorities or any other person to fear because there is no provision in CAA to take away anyone's citizenship. CAA is only to give rights and citizenship to Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, Sikhs, Christians and Parsi refugees from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan…,” he added.

After being asked on opposition's allegation that BJP is creating a new vote bank through CAA, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said, “The opposition has no other work…It is the history of those who speak and do not do, it is the history of Modi ji, whatever BJP or PM Modi says he completes it. Every guarantee of Modi is fulfilled."

Rahul Gandhi must publicly explain Congress stand on CAA: Amit Shah

The Citizenship Amendment Act, the provisions of which were announced this week, has drawn criticism from former Congress president Rahul Gandhi and his party. However, Union Home Minister Amit Shah has denied these claims. The Union Minister challenged the Rahul Gandhi to appear on a public platform and put forth the case of his party on the issue and explain his opposition to the legislation.

Amit Shah questions Owaisi, Mamata for calling CAA an anti-Muslim law

In response to opposition leaders Asaduddin Owaisi and Mamata Banerjee's accusations that the Citizenship (Amendment) Act was anti-Muslim, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that the legislation couldn't be seen in a vacuum because it has a long history.
Owaisi had called the law anti-Muslim and claimed that it couldn't be passed in the nation because it was based on religion.

Meanwhile, Mamata Banerjee had questioned the government, alleging that the law had eradicated the whole Muslim population, including those who have immigrated from Bangladesh.

It is to be noted that Union Home Ministry notified rules for the implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) on March 11. The announcement from the Centre has come just days ahead of upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

CAA aims to provide Indian citizenship to persecuted non-Muslim migrants - including Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists, Parsis, and Christians - who migrated from Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Afghanistan and arrived in India before December 31, 2014.

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