Infiltrators cannot vote: BJP Presidents hints Assam like NRC in other states

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NEW DELHI: Those people who can not demonstrate their citizenship have no correct to take part in elections, BJP president Amit Shah said on NRC issue.

He also said after concluding the issue of NRC in Assam the government will decide on how, when and whether to proceed on conducting similar exercises in other parts of the country. Shah said, “40 lakh infiltrators have entered our country illegally.

We will give all of them opportunity to prove their citizenship but those who are unable to do so have no right to participate in the democratic processes of the country.

Earlier on tuesday BJP President responding to the Congress’ objection on the ongoing updation process of the National Register of Citizens.

The NRC is the soul of the Assam Accord which the then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi had signed and it clearly stipulates that every single illegal immigrant would be identified and his name struck off the voter’s list.”

Shah said that he hadn’t set a target for the party for 2019 polls yet but claimed that BJP will form government again next and with an ever bigger majority than his party did in 2014.

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