Stones hurled at Bengal BJP chief Ghosh’s convoy; TMC says staged – kolkata

The convoy of Bharatiya Janata Party’s West Bengal unit president Dilip Ghosh was attacked at Jaigaon in Alipurduar district on Thursday, occasion staff mentioned.

Stones have been hurled at the automobiles and the chief was proven black flags, the employees mentioned. While no one was injured, three automobiles have been broken, they mentioned. A workforce of officers have been in a position to deliver the state of affairs underneath management.

The BJP chief, who was on a 3-day go to to north Bengal, accused the ruling Trinamool Congress of orchestrating the assault. “Such attacks are not new to me. Several of my cars were vandalized in the past. The TMC is scared of our growth. It knows that its days are numbered. These attacks cannot stop the BJP,” Ghosh mentioned.

“The TMC and their friends are getting desperate as they can sense defeat in the upcoming assembly polls. However such tactics won’t work. People are with us,” Ghosh mentioned. Assembly elections within the state are due early subsequent yr.

The BJP’s state youth wing president Saumitra Khan mentioned, “We will stage demonstrations in all towns of the state from 4 pm onwards.”

Refuting the allegations, district TMC chief Sourav Chakraborty mentioned that Ghosh was making an attempt to foment bother in north Bengal.

TMC chief and concrete improvement minister Firhad Hakim mentioned, “Whoever is involved in the incident will face action. The administration will take steps. I condemn the attack but our party is not involved in this.”

“The TMC is not all involved in the incident. The attack was staged because the BJP wants to stay in the limelight. Our party does not believe in violence,” tourism minister Gautam Deb, legislator from the Dabgram-Phulbari constituency in north Bengal, mentioned.

Kuntal Banerjee, Alipurduar further superintendent of police refused to touch upon the incident.

Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar additionally condemned the assault. “No political leader should face such attacks. This is deplorable,” Dhankhhar instructed mediapersons.

The governor, who’s visiting neighbouring Cooch Behar district, mentioned that an environment of political violence and vendetta is prevailing within the state.

“There is no sign of abating of political violence. The reason for this is public servants have become political workers,” Dhankhar instructed reporters.

Dhankhar had alleged earlier additionally that the police and paperwork are being politicised in West Bengal and requested public servants to not work as political functionaries.

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