Will Commit Suicide Than Let Citizenship Bill be Implemented in Meghalaya: BJP Shillong Candidate
He said, “The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill will not be implemented as long as Sanbor Shullai is alive.”
Sanbor Shullai, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from the Shillong parliamentary seat on April 11, Thursday said that he would rather kill himself than allow the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill to be implemented in Meghalaya and other states in the northeast.
As per an IANS report, after casting his vote, he said, “The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill will not be implemented as long as Sanbor Shullai is alive. I will kill myself. I will commit suicide than to allow the Bill to be implemented in Meghalaya and northeast.”
The BJP, in its poll manifesto, promised to enact the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill if it returned to power at the Centre.
Shullai added that he did not have any problem if the Bill was implemented in any other part of India. He said, “I had earlier submitted a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP central leaders and NGOs that Meghalaya and northeastern states should be exempted from the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. The Bill needs to be amended.”