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Mamata voices humane concern for minorities, immigrants

By The Assam Tribune

KOLKATA, Dec 18: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that her government is equal towards minorities and ready to give shelter to international immigrants.

"Today is #MinorityRightsDay. We are all equal and united. Unity in diversity is our strength," Banerjee tweeted.

Highlighting her contribution for minorities she wrote: "You will be happy to know that in #Bangla, we have distributed scholarships to over 1.7 crore minority students, the highest in the country. My best wishes to all."

On the issue of migration Banerjee said: "Today is International Migrants Day. It is our humanitarian obligation to give refuge to migrants.

"In #Bangla we will take care of anyone who seeks shelter in our State, to the best of our abilities," she added. - IANS

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