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Just Words Are Not Enough: Mamata on PM's Statement Against Cow Vigilantes

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday, in an indirect reference to right wing groups, said that some people were are conspiring against the state government in the name of cow protection.

Sujit Nath | News18.com

Updated:June 29, 2017, 9:45 PM IST
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Just Words Are Not Enough: Mamata on PM's Statement Against Cow Vigilantes
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Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday, in an indirect reference to right wing groups, said that some people were are conspiring against the state government in the name of cow protection.

During an administrative meeting at North Burdwan District, Mamata said, "I know outsiders are entering here posing as cow sellers and buyers. This is done to create communal disharmony. I would like to instruct police officials to be more vigilant."

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"We condemn the killings taking place in India in the name of gau raksha. This must stop now. Just words are not enough. The DGP is here and I would like to tell all the police stations to intensify their vigil to prevent incidents of communal disharmony in Bengal. We will never allow communal disharmony in this state," said the Chief Minister.

Mamata's statement came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi criticised people killing in the name of cow. "Nowadays, I hear people being killed in the name of Gau Raksha. No one has the right to take law in their hands. Violence can never be the solution."

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| Edited by: Bijaya Das
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