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  • 2:50 PM IST

    Anti-CAA Protests: “Dear Youth of India, Modi & Shah have destroyed your future.They can’t face your anger over the lack of jobs & damage they’ve done to the economy. That’s why they are dividing our beloved India & hiding behind hate. We can only defeat them by responding with love towards every Indian”, tweeted former Congress president Rahul Gandhi as PM Modi lambasted Opposition over Anti-CAA protests

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  • 2:41 PM IST

    PM Modi’s rally LIVE: “Congress and its friends, some urban naxals are spreading rumours that all Muslims will be sent to detention centres…Respect your education, read what is Citizenship Amendment Act and NRC. You are educated”, stated PM Modi

  • 2:34 PM IST

    PM Modi’s rally LIVE: “Want to ask Congress and its allies, why are you lying to the people of the nation? Why are you provoking people?” Modi asked at Ramlila Maidan

  • 2:31 PM IST

    PM Modi’s rally LIVE: “What will you achieve by targeting police personnel, governments change but the police doesn’t. They (cops) save you without asking your religion”, the Prime Minister stated

  • 2:26 PM IST

    PM Modi’s rally LIVE: “My rivals should burn my effigy if they hate me but they should not target the poor, destroy public properties“, PM Modi stated referring to Anti-CAA protests

  • 2:24 PM IST

    PM Modi’s rally LIVE: Upping the ante against the Opposition parties, people who are misleading Muslims in the name of certificate, paper, must remember that we did not put any restrictions while choosing the beneficiaries of schemes for the betterment of the poor.



  • 2:15 PM IST

    PM Modi’s rally LIVE: “Some political parties are spreading rumours, they’re misleading people and inciting them. I want to ask them, when we authroised the unauthrosied colonies, did we ask anyone their religion? Did we ask which political party they support? Did we ask for documents from 1970,1980? Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Christians all were befitted, everyone who lives here was benefitted. Why did we do this? Because we live for the love of the country”, said the Prime Minister at Ramlila Maidan.

  • 2:13 PM IST

    PM Modi’s rally LIVE: I dare Opposition parties to prove that government is biased, the Prime Minister said at Ramlila Maidan.

  • 2:12 PM IST

    PM Modi’s rally LIVE: “We believe in Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikaas but some parties spreading rumour over CAA. Our government won’t strip anyone of their rights”, PM Modi said on Citizenship Amendment Act.

New Delhi: Amid the nationwide protests over Citizenship Amendment Act, the national capital witnessed power-packed Sunday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke his silence over the CAA. Speaking at the rally, Modi lambasted Opposition for ‘spreading rumours over the Act’ across the country. “Congress and its friends, some urban naxals are spreading rumours that all Muslims will be sent to detention centres…Respect your education, read what is Citizenship Amendment Act and NRC. You are educated”, PM Modi said at Ramlila Maidan.

Later in the day, Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi is expected to corner the government by leading protest rallies against CAA and NRC. The Congress will protest across the city with all the Gandhis and its top brass present. Notably, the Congress mega protests come after it faced flak for not being seen prominently at the nationwide anti-CAA and anti-NRC rallies.

As per the party sources, Rahul Gandhi will be at the protest venue right after his returning from South Korea on the day. The protest will start at 2 PM and will  conclude at 6 PM.

Meanwhile, a multilevel security arrangement has been put in place, with CCTV surveillance of all the routes leading to the venue and snipers being positioned atop buildings to avoid any untoward incident.

According to sources, senior officials remained in huddle till 5 am on Saturday to discuss the security arrangements. In the meeting, among other things, it was decided that social media should be monitored to stop rumour-mongering, especially in the wake of ongoing protests against the contentious legislation.

The Delhi BJP has also deployed volunteers as part of its security arrangements for the rally.