Speaking the language of Pakistan: PM Modi slams Opposition
New Delhi : Minutes before the Citizenship Bill is to be tabled for a crucial debate in Rajya Sabha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a fresh pitch for its enactment at a meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s parliamentary party meeting.
The Bill will be written in the golden letters, PM Modi told the lawmakers, according to the news agency PTI.
According to the known information, PM Narendra Modi claimed that it will provide a permanent relief to the people who fled to India from the three neighbouring nations: Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh.
According to PTI report, PM Modi also said that some Opposition parties are speaking the language of Pakistan.
The bill has been tabled by the Union Home Minister Amit Shah in the Rajya Sabha at 12 noon.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi, IT and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani were among the top BJP leaders who attended the parliamentary meeting.
In the 245 member house, the BJP would require at least 123 votes in favour of the passage of the bill.