Video of Congress' Ajay Verma saying 'give separate nation to 25 crore Indian Muslims' goes viral
Verma made the statement during a debate on the Citizenship Amendment Act on a news channel
January 31, 2020 / 03:53 PM IST
Congress member Ajay Verma, during a TV debate, challenged the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) to give a separate nation to Indian Muslims. The statement sparked a controversy on social media after the video went viral.
Verma made the statement during a debate on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) on a news channel. In the video, Verma can be heard challenging BJP spokesperson to create a separate country for the 20-25 crore Indian Muslim population and declare India as a Hindu Rashtra.
Verma’s comments drew sharp criticism as the anchor and other panel members condemned him for his comments.