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BJP will not disturb the pluralistic ture of India'

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  23 April 2015 12:00 AM GMT


SHILLONG, April 22: Bhartiya Jata Party (BJP) tiol general secretary Ram Madhav categorically stated that his party will not disturb the pluralistic set up of the country, even as he vividly added that the there is no move to ban the slaughter of cows in the North east. Ram Madhav is part of the BJP team headed by its President Amit Shah that is currently touring the North eastern part of the country. “Every religious communities will live in this country with utmost peace and safety and security…the government will ensure that,” Madhav stated during a brief interaction with newsmen on Wednesday, adding, “We are not proposing any such things (cow slaughter) here.” He reassured the northeast-based religious and minority communities’ of safety. On the ban on slaughter of cows, he said: “In a number of mainland Indian states, the practice is prevalent and we are not proposing any such things here.” Maintaining that his party is not in power in any of these states (NE), he said, “Remember one thing, the ban on cow slaughter in one or two states like Maharashtra and other places was essentially based on socio-economic reasons,” adding “Our government in different states will review this situation and based on the situation they will take decision.” Reacting to the protest against ban of beef, the BJP tiol general secretary said, “It is a democratic country, people can protest.” Stating that the BJP is committed to the development of the NE region, he said, “Our president and party are also taking a lot of interest on this.”

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