Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said her government would not allow any attempt to foment riots in the state and divide Hindus and Muslims.
There are some bad people who are at work to create disharmony. The state government would not allow to foment riots. We would not allow attempt to divide Hindus and Muslims, she said while addressing government programme.
Hindus and Muslims are the flowers of same branch and we care for both, Mamata said at Barasat in North 24- Paraganas district bordering Bangladesh.
She also asked the administration to keep a vigil on smuggling of illegal arms into the state from across the border. There were cases of smuggling of arms from across the border and it should be stopped,she said.
She also urged parties not to indulge in divisive politics that threatened to destroy peace.
Mamata inaugurated several projects including the health,drinking water supply,training and marketing centre for self-help groups,fair price medicine shops,providing kisan credit credit card and distribution of cycles to girl students belonging to minority community.