“CAA will not affect Muslims of our country”: Superstar Rajnikanth backs Citizenship Amendment Act, says NPR is a necessity
   05-Feb-2020

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Rajnikanth accused some political parties of instigating people against CAA for their selfish interests
Superstar Rajinikanth expressed his support to the Modi government over the Citizenship Amendment Act on Wednesday. He said, the CAA it will not affect Muslims.
 
"Citizenship Amendment Act will not affect any citizen of our country. If it affects Muslims, then I will be the first person to stand up for them," Rajinikanth said on Wednesday. "How will Muslims who chose to stay back in India following partition be sent out of the country?" asked Rajinikanth.
 
“Citizenship Amendment Act will not affect any citizen of our country, if it affects Muslims then I will be the first person to stand up for them. NPR is a necessity to find out about the outsiders. It has been clarified that NRC has not been formulated yet,” Rajinikanth was quoted as saying by news agency ANI reported.
 
Rajinikanth also supported the National Population Register, calling NPR a necessity. "NPR is a necessity to find out about the outsiders. It has been clarified that NRC has not been formulated yet," Rajinikanth said. He accused some political parties of instigating people against CAA for their selfish interests.
 
"Violence and rioting should not become a way to find solution for any issue. I request the people of India to stay united and vigilant keeping in mind the nation's security and welfare," Rajinikanth had earlier said.