New Delhi:  Strongest possible action will be taken against those who try to disrupt communal harmony in the country, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday, days after a man was lynched in Uttar Pradesh’s Dadri district over beef consumption rumours.

“Be it the State government or the Central government, strongest possible action will be taken against those who try to break communal harmony in the country,” he told reporters.

Mr. Singh had termed the lynching episode “unfortunate” and appealed to the people to maintain communal


The Home Ministry had, on October 1, sought a report on the incident from the U.P. government and advised it to ensure that such incidents did not recur.

Concerned over incidents of a communal colour, the Centre had also asked all States to take strictest action against those who attempt to weaken the secular fabric of the nation by exploiting religious sentiments.

In a statement, Home Ministry had said it was concerned over various incidents with communal overtones across the country, including the recent “unfortunate” incident at Dadri.

No Comments For This Post, Be first to write a Comment.
Leave a Comment
Enter the code shown:

Can't read the image? click here to refresh
etemaad live tv watch now

Todays Epaper

English Weekly

neerus indian ethnic wear
Latest Urdu News

Which Men's cricket team will win the T20 World Cup 2024?

New Zealand