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FIR against Shah a mockery of democracy: Rajnath

IANS  |  New Delhi 

on Wednesday accused and her government of misusing the to intimidate BJP leaders and workers.

The reaction came a day after the registered a FIR against BJP in connection with the violence during his roadshow on Tuesday.

Expressing concern over the increasing political violence in the state, Singh said in a series of tweets: "The FIR against BJP National for the attacks on his roadshow in Kolkata is a mockery of democracy and due process."

He said the government was misusing the to "stifle" the democratic rights of the people. "These attempts at intimidating the leaders and workers of a political party will fail miserably."

Expressing concern over the increasing incidents of political violence in the state, he said it seemed that the law and order situation there was worsening with every passing phase of the ongoing

"The law and order is the primary responsibility of a state government and its The government and the should own responsibility for the prevailing situation," he tweeted.



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First Published: Wed, May 15 2019. 19:06 IST