CAB and BJP manifesto

BJP and the story of a subterfuge

Print edition : January 03, 2020

People submitting memoranda to the JPC on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, at a meeting in Guwahati on May 7, 2018. Photo: Ritu Raj Konwar

That the BJP would push its sectarian agenda was evident in the run-up to its 2014 campaign itself. The party’s manifesto for that election stated that “India shall remain a natural home for persecuted Hindus who shall be welcome to seek refuge here”.
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