more-inUnion Home Minister Rajnath Singh refused to answer questions on the killing of the migrant worker from West Bengal in Rajasthan alleging “love jihad,” a term made popular by right wing Hindu groups, indicating that the incident was “a political” one. “Now you are asking a political question … Thank you very much,” Mr. Singh told journalists in Kolkata when asked about the incident in Rajasthan. ‘Inhuman and sad’Political parties in West Bengal came together to condemn the killing of Afrazul Khan, a migrant worker from Malda. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tweeted that she “strongly condemn[s] the heinous killing of a labourer from Bengal in Rajasthan.” “How can people be so inhuman? Kin seek probe“We want a thorough investigation into the incident and the culprit to be punished,” a relative of Afrazul told reporters.

Source:   The Hindu
December 07, 2017 16:34 UTC