BJP wants to implement Hindu Rashtra through NRC : P.Chidambaram

BJP wants to implement Hindu Rashtra through NRC : P.Chidambaram

On Thursday The Senior Congress leader slammed the BJP said the focus on NPR , Countrywide NRC and Citizenship Amendment Act it is somehow about to implement Hindu Rashtra Project.

Speaking at a programme here, organised by a Left-backed outfit, he also criticised the IIT Madras director over a German student, Jacob Lindenthal, being asked to leave the country allegedly because he had taken part in a protest against the CAA.

"By taking part in the protests, he (the student) has actually reminded us that the IIT Madras was set up with the support of the German government. We should thank him for that. But he was asked to leave the country. Where did the IIT director go? Is he retired? or has he gone on a leave? Or is he dead?" the former Union home minister asked.

The meeting was also attended by CPI (M) leader Prakash Karat and Member of Parliament Kanimozhi.

Chidambaram said after the BJP came back to power with a bigger mandate, it was focusing on subjects like the National Population Register, the CAA and the NRC.