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Cong responsible for migrants' exodus from Guj: Raj minister

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Holding responsible for migrants' exodus from Gujarat, Social Justice and Arun Tuesday said the party was trying to destroy the social harmony of the country.

Chauturvedi's made the allegation after told a public rally at Mania in district that youths from Rajasthan, and were being attacked and forced to leave

"Gandhi should answer when will the dismiss its MLA who conspired to break the social warp and weft and unity of the country," asked at a press conference here.

Thakor, the Congress MLA from Radhanpur, stoked the fire of parochialism, said the minister, adding he exhorted the Thakor community to agitate for justice for the 14-month-old girl who was allegedly raped in Himmatnagar of

A video of Thakor making a provocative speech against migrants had gone viral on

alleged that Thakor attacked poor labourers in a pre-planned manner, while the Congress was watching the entire episode silently.

It seems Thakor has the support of his party and his people were perpetrating hate, he added.

The Congress earlier supported those raising 'Bharat Tere Tukde Honge Inshallah Inshallah' slogans at and was now sheltering Congress MLA Thakor, who fomenting violence against people of other states, he said.

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First Published: Tue, October 09 2018. 22:35 IST