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Assam killings result of BJP's divisve politics: Cong

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

The West on Monday said "divisive politics" of the BJP-RSS combine was responsible for the killing of five Bengali-speaking people in

The party never supports the "narrow politics" of provincialism, communalism and racism, West said.

"The BJP government has been shamelessly endorsing the indiscriminate division of religion, language and caste throughout the country. The same situation happened in a few days ago," he said.

"Both the government and the central government should take steps to ensure safety and security of Bengalis living in Assam," Mitra said.

The five people, including three of a family, were killed and two others injured at Kheronibari village under station limits in Tinsukia on the night of November 1.

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First Published: Mon, November 05 2018. 22:30 IST