The West Bengal CM and Trinamool Congress supremo's statement came when the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is being debated in Rajya Sabha.
The is an insult to India's freedom-fighters, he said, accusing the BJP-led government of working to marginalise Muslims in the country.
Union Minister made the statement after the chief ministers of Meghalaya, Nagaland and Mizoram had expressed concern on the Bill.
Earlier, the Asom Gana Parishad had pulled out of the BJP-led government in the state over the issue. However, others are unlikely to quit the alliance.
The Home Minister said the National Register of Citizens (NRC), a list of Assam's citizens, is being updated in accordance with the 'Assam Accord' signed on August 15, 1985.