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BJP to organize national-level conference to reach out to Muslim community over NRC and CAA issue

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To dispel the rumors around Citizenship Amendment Act, Bhartiya Janta Party has decided to organize a national-level conference in the first week of January. The campaign will be targeted specifically to reach out to the Muslim community to counter the ongoing movements of opposition parties.

In this regard, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi ( Union Minister of Minority Affairs) had also held a meeting at his residence on Friday. The leaders who attended the meeting included party leader Shahnawaz Hussain, National Commission for Minorities (NCM) Chairman Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi, and others.

The information was conveyed by the inside sources of the party. According to the source, the saffron party has also planned to chalk out an outreach program to interact with the eminent decision-makers of the Muslim section to convey the issue better.

Earlier, the party also convened a meeting of senior leaders to come out with its plan to deploy its senior cabinet ministers and leaders across the country to spread awareness over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, and National Register of Citizens.

On the related note, former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had said that the Bharatiya Janata Party will also organize rallies and marches in all districts of Madhya Pradesh on the issue.

After the country witnessed a series of protests over CAA and the proposed NRC, BJP has decided to bring out is leaders on the forefront to conduct awareness marches and inform people about the benefits of the act. The Citizenship Act grants Indian citizenship to Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Parsis, Buddhists and Christians fleeing religious persecution from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh and came to India on or before December 31, 2014.

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