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Nehru Termed 'Hindu Refugees, Muslim Immigrants': PM Modi Defends CAA

Speaking in Lok Sabha on Thursday, PM Modi said that Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru made a clear distinction between "Hindu refugees and Muslim immigrants" among those coming to India from Pakistan in the aftermath of Partition. PM Modi quoted from a letter that Pandit Nehru, the first prime minister of India, had written to then Chief Minister of Assam Gopinath Bardoloi. Quoting Nehru, PM Modi said a distinction must be made between Hindu refugees and Muslim immigrants and that the nation would have to shoulder the responsibility of Hindu refugees. Watch full bulletin.

Updated : 06 February 2020, 03:21 PM