BJP Brags of 52L Pro-CAA Missed Calls Despite ‘Honey Trap’ Tactics

BJP’s outreach campaign, with a toll free number, asked people to give missed calls to express support for CAA.

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UNion HOme Minister and BJP President Amit Shah.
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Union Home Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) chief Amit Shah on Monday, 6 January, claimed that over 52 lakh missed calls were received by the party in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act. However, this comes after numerous reports of various social media accounts soliciting calls to the same number, under dubious pretexts.

BJP president Amit Shah, on Monday, 6 January said that over 52 lakh missed calls were received by the BJP on a special number in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act, news agency ANI reported.

The Home Minister said that the 52,72,000 calls were all received from verified phone numbers and a total of 68 calls have been received.

“52,72,000 missed calls have ben received on the special number in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act from verifiable mobile numbers, and a total of 68 lakh call have been received.” 
Amit Shah, as quoted by ANI

The BJP had launched a campaign, with a toll free number, asking people to give missed calls to register their support for the Citizenship Amendment Act.

While launching the campaign, BJP leader Anil Jain said that the campaign is aimed to do away with the misgivings about the Citizenship Amendment Act.

People were asked to give a missed call to 8866288662 to extend their support for the controversial law.

Amit Shah, on Sunday 5 January also carried out a door-to-door reach out program in New Delhi to raise awareness about the new law.

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