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Owaisi demands 3-yr jail term for anyone calling Indian Muslims 'Pakistani'

Asaduddin Owaisi said Muslims living in India had rejected Mohammad Ali Jinnah's two-nation theory

IANS  |  New Delhi 

AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi
AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi speaks in the Lok Sabha. Photo: PTI

leader Asaduddin on Tuesday demanded that the government should bring a law to punish with three-year term any person who calls an Indian Muslim "a Pakistani".

Owaisi, who was taking part in the debate in the on the motion of thanks to the President's Address, also said the was "anti-women."

"Bring a law that if any Muslim is called Pakistani, the person will face three-year term," he said, but added that the BJP-led government will not bring such a bill.

said living in India had rejected Mohammad Ali Jinnah's two-nation theory.

First Published: Wed, February 07 2018. 10:25 IST
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