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Citizenship Amendment Bill Doesn’t Mention Indian Muslims: Seshadri Chari

Seshadri Chari, member of the BJP National Executive Committee, tells Outlook that the government needs to urgently counter the canard that the CAB is against Muslims before it spins into a communal conflagration.

Citizenship Amendment Bill Doesn’t Mention Indian Muslims: Seshadri Chari
Citizenship Amendment Bill Doesn’t Mention Indian Muslims: Seshadri Chari Photograph by Jitender Gupta

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) is the big contentious move of the Narendra Modi government after Article 370. Former editor of Organiser and member of the BJP National Executive Committee, Seshadri Chari, tells Bhavna Vij-Aurora that the government needs to urgently counter the canard that the CAB is against Muslims before it spins into a communal conflagration.

The CAB has been termed discriminatory, divisive and unconstitutional by its critics. How do you counter the criticism?

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