Taking on the Congress for opposing the CAA, he said: "When the partition took place, there were 30 per cent Hindus in both East and West Pakistan. Today, there are just 3 per cent Hindus in Pakistan and 7 per cent Hindus in East Pakistan (Bangladesh). I want to ask the blind and deaf Congress leaders, where are my Hindu, Sikh, Sindhi brothers."
Taking about the controversy over 'Chapaak' movie after Deepika Padukone's visit to JNU, he said, "Everybody has right to express his or her view and can express solidarity with one group or another. So she also has this right and it is part of our democracy". (ANI)
"There is an atmosphere of fear among the students in the country, we all need to come together and instill confidence in them," he added.
The MEA said that Pakistan "is enjoined to take all measures to protect and preserve the sanctity of the holy Nankana Sahib Gurudwara and its surroundings".
Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) president Gobind Singh Longowal has also condemned the incident and said that the Pakistani government should take strong action against the people involved and ensure the safety of Sikhs living in Pakistan.
"He (Modi) is the Prime Minister of India, but always talks about Pakistan. Why? We are Indians and we will definitely discuss our national issues," she said.
The CAA grants citizenship to non-Muslims of Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh who fled religious persecution and arrived in India on or before December 31, 2014.
Banerjee condemned the violence that erupted in the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), alleging that the police brutally tortured the innocent students, which she said was "intolerable".
Kumar had come under attack from the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and also faced stiff opposition from within the Janata Dal-United (JD-U), over his party MPs supporting the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), in the Parliament.
The 23-year-old was airlifted from Lucknow's SMC Government Hospital to Delhi for treatment at Safdarjung Hospital.