PM Modi Says CAA Will Not Impact Any Indian Citizen
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted by party leaders as he arrives to attend the BJP Parliamentary Party meeting at Parliament House, on Feb. 4, 2020. (Photographer: Atul Yadav/PTI) 

PM Modi Says CAA Will Not Impact Any Indian Citizen

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Prime Minister Defends CAA; Says His Government Kept Prices Under Check

Amid anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday accused the Congress and the Left of inciting people at protest sites while making it clear that the Act will neither impact any Indian citizen nor harm minority interests.

Replying to a debate on Motion of Thanks to the President's Address in Lok Sabha, Modi also attacked the Congress for its politics in the last seven decades, saying the party's politics of last 70 years has been such that no Congress leader can be self-sufficient.

"I want to clearly state that with the CAA coming, there will be no impact on any citizen of India, practising any faith. CAA does not affect any Indian, it doesn't harm minority interests," he said in his more than 90-minute long reply.

The motion was later passed by the voice vote.

CAA Will Not Impact Any Indian Citizen: PM Modi

I want to clearly state, with the Citizensip Amendment Act coming, there will be no impact on any citizen of India, practising any faith, says Prime Minister Modi.

Working To Boost Connectivity Through Infrastructure: PM Modi

Infrastructure will be one of the things that that will drive India's progress, according to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "In the earlier days, infrastructure creation brought "economic opportunities" for a select few. We have made this sector transparent and are working to boost connectivity," Modi said.

Fiscal Deficit And Inflation Under Control, Says PM Modi

“We have kept the fiscal deficit in check. Price rise is also under check and there is macro-economic stability,” PM Modi said, adding that the vision of the current government is greater investment, better infrastructure, increased value addition and maximum job creation.

Northeast Is Becoming A Growth Engine: PM Modi

Things have changed now after the Northeast was ignored for years, according to PM Modi. :The Northeast is becoming a growth engine. Great work has been done in so many sectors. Ministers and officials are regularly visiting the region,” PM Modi said in the Parliament.

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