Raighar: BJP MP Roopa Ganguly has said the Citizenship Law was passed as ordained by the constitution, but a few parties are misleading people on the matter.
Addressing BJP’s Jan Jagran Abhiyan here in the mini stadium in Nabarangpur district on Tuesday, Ganguly said the CAA is meant for providing citizenship to the people who have been facing religious persecution in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh.
The BJP leader who has come to the state for a two-day visit in connection with the Jan Jagran Abhiyan made it clear that the CAA will never deprive any Indian of their rights as citizen of the country.
Ganguly said the Congress and other regional parties have been making a hue and cry that the citizenship of Muslims will be forfeited with the Act. She appealed to the people not to be carried out by the rumours and added that the vested interest political outfits are trying to misled the people and particularly those belonging to the minorities.
The BJP MP said Pakistan has been torturing Hindus, Buddhist, Christians, Jains, Sikhs and Parsis on the grounds of religion for the past 70 years. This law will enable them to get Indian citizenship and live with dignity, she added.
The Jan Jagaran Abhiyan was attended by district BJP President Jagadish Bisoi, former MP Balabhadra Majhi, Parshuram Majhi,Santosh Mohapatra, Block Chairman Bina Gonda, Pritisnigdha Mohapatra, Mayaram Gonda, Shyam Lal Kalar, Sarat Jena, Shiba Gonda, Sudarshan Majhi and others.
Nearly five thousand persons including a large number supporters of BJP were present in the mini stadium.