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BJP known for dividing people for own benefit: Congress on chaos over Anandpal encounter

ANI  |  Pratapgarh (Rajasthan) [India] 

The on Thursday blamed the (BJP) for the ongoing tension in the state over the killing of notorious criminal Anandpal Singh.

State Committee chief Sachin Pilot said the has always divided people and provoked them for their own gains.

He further said that Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and the should break silence and come up with a solution to dissolve the ongoing tension.

"The has always resorted to politics by dividing and inciting people. Now also, they are just waiting for their time to be benefitted and then then will take the next step," Pilot said.

"It has been two weeks and curfew is still imposed. There is ban at many places. People are getting restless. The Chief Minister needs to break her silence and the should come up with a solution to dissolve the ongoing tension," he added.

Reportedly, a protest demanding a (CBI) into the encounter of Anandpal Singh in Rajsthan's Nagaur turned violent yesterday, leading to many policemen getting injured.

At least 16 people were injured in the protest, following which Section 144 was imposed and internet services were suspended till tomorrow in Nagaur, Churu, Sikar and Bikaner districts.

The place has been witnessing huge chaos following the encounter of Anandpal Singh, who was carrying reward of Rs. 5 lakh on his head, in Rajasthan's Churu district on June 25.

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First Published: Thu, July 13 2017. 12:14 IST