New Delhi: Singer Kailash Kher has come out in support of Citizenship Amendment Act on Saturday and said that the act offers shelter to persecuted refugees “who were once our own”.
“Through this law, citizenship is being given to the persecuted people who were once our own (before Partition in 1947),” Kher said.
He said that the opposition to the CAA is painful.
“Due to this affinity, they have now returned to their own people. Everybody should be happy….It is painful if anybody has objection to India adopting these people,” he said.
When Asked about the incident of firing near Jamia Millia Islamia University in Delhi, he said that he cannot say anything about it at the moment without complete information.