RSS accuses Mamata Banerjee of ‘jihadi activities’ in West Bengal

Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee (PHOTO: Facebook)

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has passed a resolution against the West Bengal government, accusing Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of ‘jihadi activities’ in the state.

"The resolution clearly says the ruling party is promoting jihadi violence and promoting communal elements to important berths," Jishnu Basu, Secretary of RSS, south Bengal. said.

RSS, the political ideologue of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), passed a special resolution titled “Growing jihadi activities in West Bengal is a security concern for the country", in Coimbatore.

“Fatwas inciting violence are openly being issued by fundamentalist Moulavis. Hindus are being attacked by fundamentalist elements at several places including Katwa, Kaligram, Illambazar and Metiabruz (Kolkata). Large number of Hindus are being forced to flee from the border areas under the pressure of fundamentalist forces,” the resolution stated.

The resolution also stated that the Hindu population in the state has gone down by eight per cent since the first census in 1951.

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