‘Get over narrow politics of regionalism’: Amit Shah targets Trinamool Congress – kolkata

Home Minister Amit Shah stated on Saturday that revolutionary Khudiram Bose is as a lot a delight for the entire of India as he’s of Bengal, hitting out at these indulging in “narrow” politics of regionalism.

Garlanding the statue of Khudiram on the freedom fighter’s ancestral residence right here, Shah stated that he has impressed the youths of the nation together with his slogan ‘Vande Mataram’ whereas he was hanged by the British in 1908 on the age of 18.

“I want to tell those who are doing narrow politics in Bengal that Khudiram Bose is as much a pride of India as he is of Bengal,” he stated.

He stated that freedom fighter Pandit Ram Prasad Bismil, who gave his life for the nation, was additionally as a lot a son of Uttar Pradesh as he was of Bengal.

In an oblique dig on the ruling Trinamool Congress, he stated that these indulging in politics of regionalism ought to overcome it.

Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee and different leaders of her social gathering have typically accused the BJP of bringing in “outsiders” to West Bengal forward of meeting elections, probably in April-May subsequent 12 months.

Shah stated that these courageous sons of the nation who fought and made nice sacrifices for Independence collectively “could never have imagined such narrow politics of regionalism”.

Maintaining that the nation can always remember the contributions of Bengal and its courageous males within the freedom battle, Shah stated that the longer term generations can be impressed to work for the trigger of the nation by the supreme sacrifice made by Khudiram Bose.

“With Geeta in his hands, Khudiram Bose had walked up the podium where he was hanged,” the BJP chief stated, remembering one of the youngest freedom fighters to have been executed by the British imperialists.

Shah stated that Khudiram was so well-liked among the many those that some weavers had began weaving his identify on garments, which turned an inspiration for the youths of Bengal to hitch the liberty motion.

Arriving on the ancestral home of Khudiram after touchdown at Midnapore city from Kolkata in a helicopter, the house minister greeted the revolutionary’s members of the family with shawls and mementos.

“I am having the feeling of a new consciousness on having had the opportunity to have touched this sacred soil on my forehead,” he stated.

“I want to tell the youths that though we have not had the occasion to give our lives for the country, we have got the opportunity to live for the nation. We should endeavour for building a strong and secure India under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi,” Shah stated.

The dwelling minister interacted with the members of the family of Khudiram Bose for a while earlier than visiting the centuries- outdated Siddheswari Mata temple close by.

He paid floral obeisance to the goddess and carried out ‘aarti’. PTI AMR SOM SOM

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Man’s body in mortuary for 18 days as BJP and Trinamool slug it out in court – india news

The body of Madan Ghorui, a villager from Patashpur in East Midnapore district, is mendacity in a morgue since October 16 due to a authorized battle between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Trinamool Congress (TMC) authorities.

The BJP mentioned Ghorui was a celebration supporter and alleged that he died due to torture in judicial custody. This triggered a authorized battle on the Calcutta High Court and Ghorui’s body was despatched again to the morgue hours after it was handed over to his household following submit mortem examination. On Tuesday, the court ordered {that a} second submit mortem examination be finished by Thursday to establish the reason for demise.

Ghorui was arrested on September 27 in reference to an alleged kidnapping of a minor woman in which considered one of his family members was the accused. He died of sickness at SSKM hospital in Kolkata on October 13, mentioned the police. The body was handed over to Ghorui’s household on the morning of October 16 after a submit mortem examination.

Lok Sabha MP Locket Chatterjee staged an indication close to the social gathering’s state headquarters on Central Avenue with the body stored in a hearse. She demanded an investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Within hours, a authorized battle began with the Calcutta High Court issuing again-to-again orders on separate petitions moved by the BJP and the state authorities. “We have not witnessed something like this in recent history,” mentioned one of many public prosecutors who didn’t want to be quoted.

After listening to a plea moved by the brother of the deceased, who demanded investigation into the alleged custodial demise, the one bench of justice Rajasekhar Mantha on October 16 ordered a second submit mortem examination. The authorities instructed the decide that Ghorui fell sick in judicial custody in East Midnapore district and was taken to an area hospital and later shifted to SSKM (*18*).

Challenging the one-bench ruling, the state authorities moved the division bench of justices Sanjib Banerjee and Arijit Banerjee on the night of October 16. The division bench ordered a keep on the second submit mortem examination and referred the case again to the one bench. It mentioned the federal government must be given time to organize its reply and in the meantime the body should be preserved.

During the following listening to on October 20, Swapan Ghorui, the brother of the deceased and the one who signed the petition, demanded an investigation and alleged foul play by the administration. The single-bench as soon as once more ordered a second submit mortem examination. The authorities challenged this and moved the division bench. On Tuesday, the division bench upheld the order of the one-bench.

The single-decide bench had dominated that the second submit mortem examination must be finished at Kolkata’s R G Kar (*18*) below the supervision of the division’s head and your entire course of should be recorded on video.

The division bench on Tuesday mentioned that two members from Ghorui‘s family can be present during the examination which has to be conducted by a committee of experts from R G Kar Hospital.

The two-judge bench also said that the post mortem examination report as well as all documents relating to Ghorui’s remedy at SSKM (*18*) and Contai hospital, the place he was admitted first, must be submitted earlier than the bench on November 10.

“The police could not find the accused and arrested my brother. We were not informed that he had fallen ill. All we want now is to take the body home and perform the last rites. My brother’s wife and son are going through a turmoil,” Swapan Ghorui mentioned on Tuesday.

Education minister Partha Chatterjee alleged that the BJP is making a difficulty out of each demise.

The BJP staged an indication on Central Avenue on Wednesday afternoon as effectively, alleging that the legislation and order scenario in the state has collapsed.

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2 Trinamool leaders appear before Bengal CID in BJP leader’s murder probe - india news

2 Trinamool leaders appear before Bengal CID in BJP leader’s murder probe – india news

The outgoing chairman of Barrackpore municipality, Uttam Das, and his counterpart in Titagarh municipality, Prashanta Choudhury, appeared before the West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Thursday in reference to the murder of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Manish Shukla.

The 39-yr-previous chief was gunned down on BT Road at Titagarh in North 24 Parganas district on the evening of October 4.

The two senior Trinamool Congress (TMC) leaders had been nonetheless not questioned. Their private look was recorded at an workplace of the Barrackpore police they usually left after half-hour.

An officer conscious of the event stated on situation of anonymity that Das and Choudhury’s identify had been put in the First Information Report (FIR) on the idea of a criticism filed by the sufferer’s father Chandramani Shukla.

The two TMC leaders had denied the allegation after the murder, saying the BJP’s Barrackpore Lok Sabha MP Arjun Singh accused them as a result of they constructed up actions to cease the BJP from making additional inroads in the district before the 2019 meeting election.

“There was an internal squabble in the district BJP unit,” stated Das.

Dismissing this, Singh stated, “Calling the two TMC leaders was an eyewash. The government is shielding the real killers of Shukla. Only a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) can reveal the truth.”

Singh and Shukla each left the Trinamool and joined the BJP in 2018 and 2019, respectively. Singh made news by defeating TMC’s sitting MP Dinesh Trivedi in the Barrackpore Lok Sabha seat in 2019.

BJP nationwide basic secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya additionally demanded a CBI probe on Thursday, alleging that the hitmen got here from Bangladesh.

(*2*) he stated.

The Barrackpore court docket on Thursday issued an order to provide Subodh Singh, a convict lodged at Nalanda Jail in Bihar. He is a main suspect in this case.

Just a few days in the past, a CID group went to Bihar to interrogate him. It is suspected that although Singh is lodged in jail he made cellphone calls to the shooters. The CID group needed to deliver Singh to Kolkata for interrogation however the Bihar Police turned down the request.

Singh is concerned in dacoities and murders in a number of states, together with Bengal.

Last Thursday, the CID arrested Subodh Yadav, a resident of Barrackpore. This was the fourth arrest since early October 6. Three suspects, Muhammad Khurram, Sheikh Gulab and Muhammad Nasir Khan had been arrested earlier.

A day after the murder, the West Bengal Police stated private enmity might have led to the killing.

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