"The violent incidents that took place in Malda (West Bengal) and Purnia (Bihar) recently are a matter of concern for the country. Why those returning their government awards in the name of intolerance are silent on the issue now", Vijaywargiya, BJP general secretary and in-charge of West Bengal, said while interacting with reporters here Sunday night.
In an apparent reference to Bollywood actors Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan whose statements on intolerance had caused a flutter, Vijaywargiya asked, "Will the actors, who dance to earn money and comment on intolerance will speak against incidents in Malda and Purnia".
Violence had broken out at Kaliachak in Malda on December 3 over an alleged remark of a right wing leader, following which protesters had set fire to a police station and damaged vehicles.

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