Opposition parties spreading falsehood about CAA for narrow political gains: Ram Madhav

WION Web Team New Delhi Jan 03, 2020, 05.04 PM(IST)

BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav at WION World Order - Talking Diplomacy event in New Delhi. Photograph:( WION )

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Speaking about the Congress` remarks on CAA, he said India never questioned the religious credentials when Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi and singer Adnan Sami were given citizenship. 

BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav on Friday accused the Opposition parties of spreading falsehood about the important humanitarian gesture of the government in the form of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) for narrow political gains. 

"Opposition parties are trying to spread falsehood about this important humanitarian gesture of our government in the form of CAA for narrow political gains. They are trying to provoke communal sentiments and the Muslim community," he was quoted as saying.

On the violence during the protests against NRC and CAA, he said: "We consider violent activities of groups like PFI as those against the law of the land. They should be dealt with strictly by State governments." 

Speaking about the Congress` remarks on CAA, he said India never questioned the religious credentials when Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi and singer Adnan Sami were given citizenship.