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Anurag Thakur: If Union minister is outsider, who is insider in Bengal?

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Maintaining that West Bengal is an important part of the country, Anurag Thakur wondered whether it is a crime for a Union minister to visit the state.
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Anurag Thakur: If Union minister is outsider, who is insider in Bengal?

Maintaining that West Bengal is an important part of the country, Anurag Thakur wondered whether it is a crime for a Union minister to visit the state.
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