When PM invited world to India, Ahmedabad was burning: Chidambaram

When PM invited world to India, Ahmedabad was burning: Chidambaram

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New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Thursday said that on the day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited the world to invest in India, Ahmedabad was hit by mob violence over the Hindi movie 'Padmaavat'."When Prime Minister invited world business to invest in India, Ahmedabad was hit by mob violence," Chidambaram said in a series of tweets.He slammed the government over the violence that erupted in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Tuesday night where malls and theatres were targeted by opponents of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's movie 'Padmaavat'.On the same day, the police in Uttar Pradesh registered six cases against young couples after seeing them in public places, the Congress leader said,--IANSaks/qd/mr

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