NIC meet proposed on Orissa violence

October 5th, 2008 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The prime minister is considering to convene a meeting of the National Integration Council (NIC) to discuss the communal violence in Orissa, officials said.A proposal to convene the NIC was under consideration and the meeting was likely to take place here Oct 13, the officials of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said Sunday.

The meeting is expected to discuss the situation in Orissa, where many Christians and several churches have faced attacks since the killing of a Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader in August.

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