On Wednesday, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar throughout his rallies earlier than the third and remaining part of meeting election within the state dismissed issues amongst a piece of society that some individuals is likely to be deported overseas within the occasion of Centre’s implementation of latest citizenship legal guidelines. He mentioned that such issues are a ‘garbage speak’ by those that try to “divide” the society.
“Who’s spreading misinformation by means of such ‘phaalatoo baat’ (garbage speak). No one has the braveness to evict any citizen overseas,” Kumar mentioned whereas addressing public rallies in Kishanganj and Araria districts which comprise a major variety of these belonging to the minority communities.
Amid the nationwide protests earlier this yr and in 2019 over the Citizenship Modification Act (CAA) and an all India Nationwide Register of Residents (NRC), the chief minister asserted nationwide implementation of NRC was pointless and had no justification.
Earlier, whereas peaking within the Bihar legislative meeting in January, Kumar mentioned that NRC was an train confined to Assam as a part of the accord signed by the Rajiv Gandhi authorities.
“A nationwide NRC could be pointless and has no justification. We don’t assume any such factor goes to happen. I feel the Prime Minister, too, has spoken clearly on this,” he mentioned in January.
In the meantime, focusing on the opposition events not directly throughout his rallies, Kumar mentioned some individuals need to promote struggle between castes and non secular teams and added his authorities has at all times labored for all sections of society and promoted communal concord in Bihar.
Bihar witnessed polling in 94 constituencies throughout 17 districts in second part on Tuesday. Knowledge by the Election Fee of India (ECI) confirmed a voter turnout of over 53%.
Polling for the third and remaining part will occur on November 7 in 78 constituencies. Counting of votes and declaration of outcomes for all three phases will probably be on November 10.
(With PTI inputs)