"The BJP government has been shamelessly endorsing the indiscriminate division of religion, language and caste throughout the country. The same situation happened in Gujarat a few days ago," he said.
"Both the Assam 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 Dholla police station limits in Tinsukia on the night of November 1.
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