Rahul Gandhi on Citizenship Bill: Attempt by 'Modi-Shah government' to ethnically cleanse Northeast
Rahul Gandhi posted a tweet to criticize the move of Citizenship Amendment Bill taken by Amit Shah
New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday alleged that the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is an attempt by the "Modi-Shah government" to ethnically cleanse the Northeast and a "criminal attack" on the region. Protests have broken out in several parts of the Northeast over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill which was passed in the Lok Sabha on Monday and will be placed in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.
"The CAB is an attempt by Modi-Shah government to ethnically cleanse the Northeast. It is a criminal attack on the Northeast, their way of life and the idea of India," Gandhi said in a tweet.
The CAB is a attempt by Modi-Shah Govt to ethnically cleanse the North East. It is a criminal attack on the North East, their way of life and the idea of India.— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) December 11, 2019
I stand in solidarity with the people of the North East and am at their service.https://t.co/XLDNAOzRuZ
"I stand in solidarity with the people of the North East and am at their service," he said, tagging a media report on protests in the Northeast against the Bill.
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