Hindu minorities safe in Bangladesh: BJP MP

Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) Actor-turned-BJP leader Roopa Ganguly on Tuesday said the Sheikh Hasina government in Bangladesh is making all efforts to ensure the safety of the minority Hindu community there.

“Hindus are safe in Bangladesh and the Sheikh Hasina government is making all efforts to make sure they live peacefully. Those who had attacked the minorities are being identified by the government and it says no one will be spared,” Ganguly said.

The Rajya Sabha MP was part of a Bharatiya Janata Party delegation which recently attended the 20th National Council of Awami League in the neighbouring country.

“During my visit to Bangladesh, we went to several Hindu temples and we never faced any disruption,” she said.

Ganguly added: “(Prime Minister Sheikh) Hasina expressed concern over the rising terrorist activities in West Bengal and said her government will show zero tolerance towards such terrorist outfits.”

–IANS

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