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Goa: Kejriwal attacks BJP chief over infiltrator comments

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

national convener and Chief Minister on Saturday said Amit Shah would be if the NDA under Prime Minister is re-elected.

He also slammed Shah for a recent comment at a poll rally in that the BJP, if re-elected, would remove infiltrators from the country, except those who are Hindu, Buddhist or Sikh.

"A dangerous game is going on. You have to keep it in mind when you go to vote. Everyone says if becomes prime minister, then will be next home minister of India," Kejriwal said addressing workers at Margao town in South

"You can imagine what will happen to a country whose would be Amit Shah," Kejriwal claimed.

Shah is contesting from Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat in Gujarat, were polling for all 26 seats will be held in a single phase on April 23.

"He (Shah) has said that if they (BJP-led NDA) come back to power, they will remove every single infiltrator from the country except (those who are) Hindu, Buddhist or Sikh. feels every Christian, Muslim, Parsi, Jain who lives in the country is an infiltrator. This is a dangerous statement," Kejriwal said.

The Chief Minister said Shah's statement is more relevant and disturbing for states like where over 40 per cent of the population belong to the minority communities.

"has 15 lakh people and around 40 per cent of them are minorities. How will he (Shah) implement it (removal of infiltrators) in Goa? What will these six lakh people do? Will he throw them in the sea or lynch them? Will he create riots?" he questioned.

is fighting both the Lok Sabha seats in Goa.

Its state convener Elvis Gomes is contesting from the South Goa from the North Goa seat.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, April 13 2019. 21:15 IST