Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday said a Hindu boy lying to a Hindu girl is also Jihad adding that the cabinet will bring a law against it.
Briefing media persons, the chief minister said, "Hindu boy lying to a Hindu girl is also Jihad. We will bring a law against it."
"Hindutva is 5,000 years old and way of life. Adherents of most religions are descendants of Hindus," he added.
Meanwhile, assuring no Delta plus variant of COVID-19 has been reported in Assam, Sarma said, "As of now, there is no Delta plus variant of COVID-19 in Assam. We are doing genomic sequencing in the state. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a meeting to take stock of vaccination status in northeastern states on Tuesday at 11 am."