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Kolkata / New Delhi6 hours ago
After the election results in West Bengal on May 2, the phase of violence has started once again. Following the landslide victory of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s party TMC, there are now violent clashes between BJP and ruling party workers. Till now there have been reports of violence from 6 districts and about 11 people have been killed in two days. Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and expressed concern over arson and killings in Bengal.
On the other hand, meanwhile, a petition was filed in the Supreme Court on Tuesday. It demands that the Supreme Court order the central government to deploy central security forces to prevent political violence in Bengal, so that law and order can be restored in the state. The National Human Rights Commission has also ordered spot inquiries at places of violence.
Nadda said – Azad did not see so much intolerance in India
Meanwhile, BJP National President JP Nadda reached Kolkata on Tuesday. They will stay in West Bengal for two days to review the areas of violence. After reaching Kolkata, Nadda said that the events that have been seen and heard after the results of the election of West Bengal are surprising and worrying. I had heard such incidents at the time of Partition of India, but we have not seen so much intolerance after the election results in independent India.
He said that the BJP is determined to go ahead and see the attacks on the workers themselves and fight with them in a democratic manner by standing with them in this difficult time. The martyrdom of the workers will not go in vain. We will take the battle of their ideology to a critical point. From the airport, Nadda went to the house of BJP workers who were victims of violence in Gopalnagar. He was also accompanied by state president Dilip Ghosh and party leader Lockett Chatterjee.
BJP national president JP Nadda and state president Dilip Ghosh met the victims of the attacks.
National Commission for Women wrote letter to DGP
The National Commission for Women has taken cognizance of the violence against women in Nandigram. Commission chairman Rekha Sharma has written a letter to the state DGP demanding strict action against the accused. The team of the commission will also visit the state soon to investigate the matter.
BJP reaches Supreme Court, demands CBI inquiry
BJP spokesperson Gaurav Bhatia has filed a petition in the Supreme Court amidst violence and arson in Bengal. Bhatia has demanded a CBI inquiry into the incidents of rape, murder, violence in Bengal. There has also been a demand to call a status report on the action taken on the incidents.
Mamta said – Central forces tortured our workers
After winning a landslide victory, Mamata appealed to everyone to maintain peace amid reports of violence. He alleged that the central forces tortured TMC supporters a lot during the elections. He said that even after the results were declared, the BJP attacked our supporters in some areas, but we appealed to our people not to get into any provocation.
Security to the Returning Officer
The West Bengal government has told the Election Commission that it has provided security to the returning officer of Nandigram. In this constituency, there was a contest between Mamta Banerjee and BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari. Mamta lost the election here. He has announced to go to court against the result. At the same time, AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi said that the government could not protect people’s lives. We condemn this failure.
BJP accuses TMC of violence
The BJP blamed TMC for the ongoing violence in Bengal. BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra alleged that TMC goons had got Mamata’s tacit consent to violence and violence. Many of their leaders are openly inciting their people for violence. Patra said that this is not a coincidence, but an experiment, sponsored. Mamta ji had given a speech before the election and said that the CRPF will go back after the election is over, then the time will be for TMC, we will also see. Today the whole of India and the world is watching what is happening in Bengal.
9 BJP workers killed
The BJP alleges that on May 2, on the day of counting, the shops of their supporters, activists have been looted in many areas including Nandigram, Kolkata, Asansol, Hooghly. The houses of BJP workers have been set on fire by the people of TMC. 9 of our activists have been killed. Not only this, women have also been raped and removed from their homes.
At the same time, TMC also made similar accusations on BJP workers, saying that in many areas their workers have also been targeted and their offices have been ransacked, arson. Party leader Rahul Sinha has demanded from the Governor and the Election Commission that till the violence does not stop, the swearing-in ceremony of the Chief Minister should be stopped.
11 killed in violence since May 2
Incidents of violence have occurred in various parts from Sunday evening to Monday night. There are reports of 11 people killed in these incidents. The BJP alleges that it has nine of its workers. While a TMC in Bardhaman and an ISF worker in North 24 Parganas have lost their lives. The Trinamool Congress has been accused in these incidents.
Home Ministry asked for the report
The Union Home Ministry has sought a report from the Government of Bengal on the incidents of violence. The Governor has also summoned the DGP on the violence and arson and sought a report from the Home Secretary. At the same time, BJP state president Dilip Ghosh has submitted a memorandum to the Governor on Sunday evening regarding the post-election violence. The BJP has issued helpline numbers in all the divisions to assist its workers. BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya said- attacks on BJP workers are being done under the guidance of Mamata Banerjee.