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Ensure safety of Bengalis in Assam: TMC MPs

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Tuesday accused the BJP of playing "dirty politics" in and urged the to ensure the safety of in the state.

Raising the issue during Zero Hour in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, (TMC) MPs and said that the Bengalis living in the northeastern states are feeling unsafe.

"We have seen how Bengalis residing in have been brutally killed in broad daylight. You will appreciate the fact that our delegation had gone and seen first hand how the Bengalis have been murdered there," Trivedi said.

"This dirty of the BJP has to stop. You must stop killing Bengalis in Assam," he added.

Chowdhury said Bengalis move out of in search of livelihood but are not feeling safe in

"They are being killed. The Centre should ask the state to ensure their safety," he said.

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First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 18:36 IST
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