Citizens of the country have nothing to do with CAA-NRC: Mohan Bhagwat

Citizens of the country have nothing to do with CAA-NRC: Mohan Bhagwat

Guwahati, ANI. Rashtriya Swayamsevak (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat is in Assam on a two-day visit. Today, he raised the issue of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and said that it is being masqueraded as communalism for political gains. The RSS chief said that CAA will not cause any problem to any Muslim. Citizens of the country have nothing to do with CAA-NRC. .

Mohan Bhagwat, chief of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in Guwahati, said, “Since 1930, there were attempts to increase the number of Muslims in a planned manner, the idea was that by increasing the population, they would establish their supremacy and then make this country Pakistan. This thought was about Punjab, Sindh, Assam and Bengal, to some extent it was true, India was fragmented and became Pakistan. But it didn't happen as it was supposed to be.

The RSS chief said, 'CAA is not a law made against any citizen of India. Citizen Muslim of India will not get any harm from CAA. After partition, an assurance was given that we will take care of the minorities of our country. We are following it till date. Pakistan did not. After releasing a book, Bhagwat said, "After independence, the first prime minister of the country had said that minorities have to be taken care of and this has been the case till now. We will continue to do so. No Muslim will face any problem because of CAA. The book released is titled 'Citizenship debate over NRC and CAA-Assam and the Politics of History'. 

In Guwahati today, Mohan Bhagwat said that the color of communalism is being given to it for political gains. Describing the NRC, Bhagwat said that all countries have the right to know who their citizens are. An RSS spokesperson said that Mohan Bhagwat held meetings with senior RSS functionaries from different regions of Assam and other northeastern states like Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Tripura. In this, topics related to RSS and measures for the welfare of society and people were discussed in the era of epidemic. This is Bhagwat's first visit to the state after the BJP returned to power in Assam for a second term. According to the spokesperson, Bhagwat will leave for Chennai on July 22.


Jaishankar said on India taking over the presidency of UNSC - India will always remain a voice of restraint, a supporter of dialogue

Jaishankar said on India taking over the presidency of UNSC - India will always remain a voice of restraint, a supporter of dialogue

New Delhi. As India assumes the presidency of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the month of August, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Sunday said India will always remain a voice of restraint, an advocate of dialogue and a supporter of international law. External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi called it an "important day" and referred to 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam' (the world is one family) to describe India's outlook on the world. Jaishankar tweeted, "We look forward to working productively with other members as we assume the presidency of the UN Security Council for August."

India will always be a voice of restraint, an advocate of dialogue and a supporter of international law. The first working day of India's presidency will be August 2. India began a two-year term as a non-permanent member of the UNSC on January 1. This is India's seventh term in the UNSC as a non-permanent member. Earlier, India had been a member of the United Nations Security Council in 1950-51, 1967-68, 1972-73, 1977-78, 1984-85 and 1991-92. Following its election to the global body, India said it would promote responsible and inclusive solutions for international peace and security.