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The News Minute | January 9, 2014 | 9.44 pm IST State Congress chief G Parameshwara has warned of action for deviating from the party line of “inclusiveness” when asked about a Congress leader floating a Hindu organization. According to a report in The Times of India, Parameshwara said: “The Congress is an inclusive party. There's no question of the party being against any faith. Deviating from this will invite action.” President of the Puttur block Congress in Dakshina Kannada district had said that he would float a Bharatiya Hindu Parishad to counter the influence of the RSS among Hindus in the district. He was of the view that the Congress needed such an organization in order to assure its members that their Hindu identity would be respected by the Congress. Read: Congress leader to start Hindu organization, says party needs to retain Hindu support According to the TOI report, other Congress leaders to had reservations about the move and said that there was no need for such a group. Tweet
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