There will be civil war, blood bath because of NRC: Mamata Banerjee

There will be civil war, blood bath because of NRC: Mamata Banerjee

NEW DELHI: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has alleged that the National Registrar of Citizens (NRC) exercise in Assam was done with a “political motive” to divide people and warned that it would lead to bloodbath and a civil war in the country.nnAttacking the BJP, she said the saffron party is trying to divide the country and asserted this will not be tolerated.nn”The NRC is being done with a political motive. We will not let this happen. They (BJP) are trying to divide the people. The situation cannot be tolerated. There will be a civil war, blood bath in the country,” Banerjee told a Catholic Bishops Conference of India in Delhi.nnThe massive Supreme Court-monitored exercise to identify genuine Indian nationals living in Assam excluded over 40 lakh people from the final draft list.nnThe issue rocked both house of Parliament after which Home Minister Rajnath Singh appealed to the opposition not to politicise the “sensitive” matter as the list has been published on the directives of the Supreme Court and the Centre has “no role” in it.nnHe asserted that no “coercive” action will be taken against those whose names were excluded from the NRC draft list.nnSource: Press Trust of India

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