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Sakshi Maharaj blames Muslims for India's population rise

Sakshi Maharaj blames Muslims for India's population rise

India Blooms News Service | | 07 Jan 2017, 07:27 pm
Meerut, Jan 7 (IBNS): BJP lawmaker Sakshi Maharaj has triggered a controversy by saying that India's population rise is due to the Muslim community.

"If country is facing problem dur to population rise then the Hindus are not responsible for it.Population rise is due to those who support the concept of four wives and 40 children," addressing an event in Meerut the lawmaker said on Friday.

The BJP, however. distanced from the remark.

"This should not taken as the stand of the BJP," Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi told reporters.

A police complaint has been filed against Maharaj, reports said.

Image: Official Twitter handle of Sakshi Maharaj