AISA-ABVP clash: Naidu accuses Opposition of inciting violence ahead of polls

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

New Delhi [India], Mar. 3 (ANI): Commenting on the ongoing tussle between All India Students Association (AISA) and the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), Union Minister of Urban Development, Venkaiah Naidu on Friday hit out at Opposition saying that the political parties are obstructing development out of sheer frustration. "Political parties unable to bear that Bharatiya Janata Party are taking stern action against the anti nationals and separatists," Naidu said while addressing media here. The Union Minister said that all kind of violence takes place before elections to influence the voters. "Attack on churches before election, caste clashes before election, any kind of issue is always raised before election. All issues are brought up before elections and their motive is clear," he added. Accusing the Left party for the unrest in Ramjas college, Naidu said, "In Ramjas college it is not ABVP that created a scene. It was Left affiliated forces, who invited Khalid and created trouble." Asserting that the government is committed to welfare and does not believe in any kind of division in terms of religion, caste, he said: "Loving the nation is nationalism. You can't love only some parts of the country. You have to love the country as a whole." (ANI)