Guwahati, Jul 28: The RSS and the Bajrang Dal were not extremist organisations but communal forces which were bent on disturbing peace in the state, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today said. (Read:  Tarun Gogoi calls for extensive use of science and technology) Also Read - BJP Calls for 12-Hour Shutdown in Kerala's Alappuzha Today After RSS Worker Killed in Clash with SDPI

In a statement here, Gogoi said he did not compare the RSS and the Bajrang Dal with extremist outfits ULFA and NDFB contrary to reports in a section of the media. Also Read - Rinku Sharma, Bajrang Dal Activist, Killed Amid 'Jai Shri Ram' Slogans | Key Details Revealed

“RSS and Bajrang Dal are not extremist organisations, but communal forces out to disturb peace in the state,” the chief minister said. Both these communal forces have a tacit understanding with the opposition All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF), he alleged. Also Read - Top News Headlines From Andhra Pradesh & Telangana: Flights Begin From Kalaburagi to Tirupati; Panchayat Elections Schedule Cancelled; more