"The bill was discussed... We will bring it soon," Shinde said.

PM expresses concern over increasing communal violence

"There were some corrections suggested," Shinde said about the bill that has been hanging fire for some years.

Sinister motive behind communal riots: HM

A group of Muslim leaders, who recently met the Prime Minister over communal violence incidents across India, had stressed the need for a bill to effectively deal with the issue.

The NIC meet came in the backdrop of the recent riots in Muzaffarnagar, in western Uttar Pradesh.

(Agencies)

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