Here’s PM Modi’s ‘sharp’ response to violent protests against CAA
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS)
In a sharp response to the violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said during his speech at Ramlila ground on Sunday: "Burn Modi's effigy, but do not burn public property".
"Hate me if you want to, but don't hate India. Burn my effigy, but don't burn a poor man's auto-rickshaw," Modi said during his over-an-hour-long speech.
Modi began his speech with a a new slogan: "Vividhta me ekta, Bharat ki visheshta (unity in diversity is India's essence) to the cheering crowds.
He blamed political propaganda that triggered arson and burning of public properties.