“NPR is needed to identify those who are Indians, who are foreigners – which country they are from. Shouldn’t we know this,” he asked and insisted that “it is very, very essential and it has to be done.”
The actor added “I don’t know what problem others have with this.” Referring to the Central Government’s assurance that the CAA would not affect Indian citizens in anyway, Rajinikanth said the legislation was all about granting citizenship to those from neighbouring countries.
“A big scare has been created that Muslims will be affected. How will it affect Indian Muslims, who decided to stay back during partition saying this is their land where they will live and die,” he said claiming if Indian Muslims were affected he would be the first to speak for them.