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Migrant workers engaged in anti-social acts: VHP

Press Trust of India  |  Agartala 

A day after five people were arrested for allegedly slaughtering a cow in South district, the Viswa Hindu Parishad on Friday claimed that several migrant workers from and are working in and indulge in various anti-social activities.

The organization on Friday met Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Biplab Das and submitted a memorandum saying these workers were employed in brick fields in the area.

VHPs South district claimed in the memorandum that the migrant workers are involved in Love Jihad, cow slaughter, theft and other anti-social activities.

"We want the administration to take stock of the situation and publish a list of photo identity cards for all workers who are engaged on contract basis at these brick fields so that no incident of communal flare up happens, Sen wrote in the memorandum.

A group of VHP and Bajrang Dal supporters took out a rally in sub-divisional town before the deputation was submitted.

Shortly afterwards, the SDM issued a letter to at Sabroom and asked the to arrange identity cards for the labourers who are engaged in brick fields.

On Thursday, five migrant labourers from were arrested for slaughtering a cow and later released by a local court on bail.

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First Published: Fri, November 09 2018. 20:45 IST