BJP known for dividing people for own benefit: Congress on chaos over Anandpal encounter

Pratapgarh (Rajasthan): The Congress on Thursday blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the ongoing tension in the state over the killing of notorious criminal Anandpal Singh. State Congress Committee chief Sachin Pilot said the BJP has always divided people and provoked them for their own gains.

He further said that Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and the Government should break silence and come up with a solution to dissolve the ongoing tension. “The BJP has always resorted to politics by dividing and inciting people. Now also, they are just waiting for their time to be benefitted and then then will take the next step,” Pilot said.

“It has been two weeks and curfew is still imposed. There is ban at many places. People are getting restless. The Chief Minister needs to break her silence and the Government should come up with a solution to dissolve the ongoing tension,” he added. Reportedly, a protest demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the encounter of Anandpal Singh in Rajsthan’s Nagaur turned violent yesterday, leading to many policemen getting injured.

At least 16 people were injured in the protest, following which Section 144 was imposed and internet services were suspended till tomorrow in Nagaur, Churu, Sikar and Bikaner districts. The place has been witnessing huge chaos following the encounter of Anandpal Singh, who was carrying reward of Rs. 5 lakh on his head, in Rajasthan’s Churu district on June 25.

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