Guwahati: At a time when protests against the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act are raging across Assam, the State BJP President Ranjit Das on Saturday has introduced another formula to prove that the people do indeed want the ‘CAA’. Das, during a mega rally in Guwahati, has invited the people of Assam to give missed calls on a toll free number to show their support for the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act.
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“We have arranged for a missed call. A missed call to the number will mean support for the ‘CAA’. So, I call upon my BJP supporters to whip out their mobile sets and give a missed call to the number,” Das said.
Lashing out at the rival Congress camp, that is nipping at the heels of the BJP in the wake of the enactment of the CAA, Das stated, “We are seeing that the Congress has been participating in rallies that are being termed as the “Astitva Jana Jagaran Samadal”. Why does the Congress feel the need to preserve its astitva?”
It may be mentioned that the BJP is holding a massive rally of booth presidents and elected representatives at the Veterinary Stadium in Khanapara. The rally is being attended by BJP’s working president JP Nadda, who will address a gathering of around 90,000 of the saffron party’s supporters in Assam.