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Not a single infiltrator be allowed to stay: Shah

IANS  |  Panaji 

The National Register of Citizens (NRC) will remove infiltrators from the length and breadth of and once the (BJP) returns to power in 2019, government will weed out every single infiltrator from to Kanyakumari and Kolkata to Kutch, said here on Saturday.

"Give both seats to Modi. In 2019, make Modi the and then from to Kanyakumari and from Koltaka to Kutch, every single infiltrator will be removed," Shah told a meeting of booth workers at a sports facility on the outskirts of the state capital.

sends two members to the Lok Sabha.

"These infiltrators are eating out country like termites, are a security risk to the country. By triggering bomb blasts they are putting the lives of our countrymen at risk," Shah said adding the was committed to the NRC, a comprehensive register of Indian citizens, which is being implemented in and has triggered controversy of non-inclusion of local residents in the register.

"The BJP government brought in the NRC. What is the NRC? It is a mechanism to weed out the infiltrators. You tell me, should not infiltrators be weeded from the country? The BJP wants that infiltrators should be removed from this country," Shah said, questioning Rahul Gandhi's commitment towards cleansing of foreign infiltrators.



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First Published: Sat, February 09 2019. 22:54 IST