CAA-NRC is not against Muslim citizens of India : RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat
Guwahati: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Wednesday said CAA-NRC has nothing to do with Muslim citizens of India.
Launching a book ‘Citizenship DEBATE over NRC & CAA Assam and the Politics of History’ written by Nani Gopal Mahanta in Guwahati, Mohan Bhagwat said the citizens of India have not needed to worry over CAA and NRC.
“CAA-NRC is not a law made against any Indian citizen. Muslim citizens of India will not be harmed by CAA. Some people have made it a Hindu-Muslim issue to take political benefits. For political gains, both subjects (CAA-NRC) have been made the subject of Hindu-Muslim, it is not the subject of Hindu-Muslim.”
He further said that, after Partition of India promises were made that each country will care for their minorities.
“We are following it till today, but Pakistan did not. All the people fought against the British with the dream that there would be an independent country. No people’s consensus was taken at the time of partition of the country. If people’s consensus was taken at that time, the country would not have been partitioned. But the leaders took the decision and the public accepted it. People who had to be evicted after the country partition decision, even today these people are getting evicted. What is their fault, who will worry, think about them? It’s our moral duty to help those people,” Mohan Bhagwat said.
He also said , “We don’t have any problems with any religion, language or creed. The problem starts when someone with intent of domination tries to impose uniformity. Don’t pass on problems to the next generation, but solving problems to hand over the opportunity.”
“NRC is a method to know that who is the citizen of our country, it is not against any particular. In the politics of the country, it will be considered only according to the political mileage or some people will bring this in the communal line. They make this in a Hindu-Muslim issue, but this is not Hindu-Muslim issue. But we have to see all these things and the people of the country have decided that the politics of the country should be going on a right direction. An ecosystem was created to ensure that no data came in front of us,” Mohan Bhagwat said.
He also said that, the problem arises when someone wants duties enshrined in the Constitution but not to follow the duties.
Mohan Bhagwat said that – “We do not have to learn from the world about secularism, socialism, democracy, this is our tradition. Our vision is of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam. We don’t have any problems with any region, language, creed. Despite the differences of languages, lifestyle, the connect with the entire Bharatiya civilization.”
Assam Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma and other dignitaries were also present in the programme.