I don't want to comment irresponsibly without full knowledge: Virat Kohli in CAA
GUWAHATI: captain of India virat Kohli has refrained from commenting on the Citizens Amendment Act ( CAA ), without acquiring full knowledge on the sensitive issue.
Los CAA will grant Indian nationality to people belonging to minority communities - Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians - in Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan after six years of residence in India instead of 12, even if they don't possess any proper document.
In 2016, Kohli described demonetization as the biggest movement in the history of Indian politics, which received strong criticism from many sectors, with people who questioned their knowledge on the subject.
With Guwahati witnessing massive protests against the CAA till some days back, Kohli was asked about it and the Indian skipper weighed his words carefully.
On the subject, I don't want to be irresponsible and talk about something that has, you know, radical opinions from both sides. I need to have total information, full knowledge of what it means and what is happening and then be responsible for giving my opinion on it, Kohli said before India's first T20I against Sri Lanka.
The employer made it clear that he would not like to be involved in a controversy by commenting on a topic he is not very aware of.
Because you can say one thing and then someone can say another. So I would not like to get involved in something that I do not have a total knowledge of and will not be responsible for my comment.
However, Kohli, meanwhile, was happy with the security arrangements and felt that the city is absolutely safe.
The city is absolutely safe. We did not see any problems on the roads, Kohli said, giving his approval for the match in the Barsapara Stadium .
the Assam Cricket Association He is using this match as a curtain lift before his first IPL match this season, as Rajasthan Royals has adopted this place.
There has been deployment of Rapid Action Force for the teams and ACA secretary Devajit Saikia has said the spectators will not even be allowed to bring along handkerchiefs and towels on the match-day as the traditional Assamese scarf was used for protests against CAA.