“The Left and the Congress want to ruin our country,” Ravi Kissan known to play angry pro-Establishment roles, now a very active BJP parliamentarian . does not mince words while condemning the current nationwide stir against the Citizens Amendment Act.
“We have nothing against silent legal protest. There were protests against the CAA in Mumbai. Was there any trouble? Why is there so much violence during the protests in places like Lucknow?These so-called protestors are trouble makers, some of them affiliated to terror organizations.We can’t have people trying to destroy our nation while pretending to protest .And what are they protesting against?”
What about the arrest and the alleged custodial assault of activist Sadaf Jafar?
Ravi volunteers, “There has been no assault or torture.She was arrested for instigating unrest. You can’t provoke to indulge in acts of violence people for your own reasons.Look at Arundhati Roy’s outrageous statements. The Left in India are caught on the wrong foot.”
Ravi Kissan is of the opinion that the entire civilization was Hindu before other relgions came in. “So where is the question of India not being a Hindu rashtra? I’ve studied our shastras very carefully. I am a priest’s son. I know what I am talking about. The entire civilization was Hindu in the beginning. But I am not against Islam.Some of my best friends are Muslim. There are mainly Muslims among my staff. India is for Hindus. But everyone else is welcome. Show us your visa, you are welcome to stay in India.”
Ravi Kissan feels the silence of the film industry is justified. “Why should they speak up for a lost cause?”