"Some people in India reportedly likened Pakistan's victory to Eid before Eid. I was asked about it...So, I said those who feel happy about Pakistan's victory should go and live there or they can be sent packing for their hearts lie in that country," he had said responding to reporters in Meerut on Tuesday.
Mr Rizvi was in the Uttar Pradesh town to attend an Iftar party.
There were reports of celebrations in parts of India after Pakistan won a match against the Indian team last Sunday.
"I feel those who did so, were on the wrong side. Therefore, I said what I said," the former leader of BJP's minority wing said.
According to media reports, 15 persons were arrested on sedition charges after they allegedly celebrated the neighbouring country's victory. Similar case was reported also from Kerala where 23 persons were charged on a complaint by a BJP leader.