Interacting with reporters after sharing condolences with the family of slain senior RSS leader Brigadier (retd) Jagdish Gagneja here, Badal said the Congress has a notorious track record of dividing the people on communal lines for attaining power in the state.
Gagneja, shot thrice by two men in Jalandhar in August, succumbed to his injuries at a Ludhiana hospital on Thursday.
The Chief Minister said that the killing of Gagneja was not a political issue but it was an issue concerning peace, communal harmony and amity in the state.
He said it was unfortunate that for their personal gains the political parties were politicising the issue.
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