BJP's main leaders will visit homes on January 5 to mobilize support for CAA
NEW DELHI: Up BJP leaders led by the party president Amit Shah He will visit homes across the country on Sunday as part of his exercise to contact three Crore families in 10 days to mobilize support for the Citizenship Law (Amendment) and face opposition parties in their campaign against the law.
While Amit Shah will be in the national capital, party working president J P Nadda will visit a household in Ghaziabad, Rajnath Singh in Lucknow, Nitin Gadkari in Nagpur and Nirmala Sitharaman in Jaipur on the first day of the campaign, BJP general secretary Anil Jain told reporters.
At the press conference, Jain said that Indian Muslims have no reason to worry about any citizenship exercise, be it the NPR (National Population Registry) or the NRC, and said that the only religion in India is its Constitution.
He said that a national consultation will be held every time a decision is made on the deployment of the National Registry of Citizens (NRC), which is part of the party's manifesto, but said there is no such proposal now.
Asked about concerns among Muslims over a raft of citizenship measures, he said, As BJP 's national general secretary, I can say with full responsibility that no Indian Muslim can have any danger from whatever measures come into place, be it NPR or NRC .
The Constitution will address your concerns. India has only one religion that is its Constitution, Jain said
He accused opposition parties of cheating minorities by fanning their fears and concerns for political reasons.
The Congress and the BJP 's other rivals are inciting rebellion and anarchy in the country due to their politics of appeasement, Jain alleged.
The persecuted minorities of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, who are the intended beneficiaries of the Law, have been victims of atrocities in their countries, he said, adding that those who oppose it have shown extreme callousness.
People will be urged to extend their support to the Citizenship (Amendment) Law () by posting messages and photographs on social media, Jain said.