West Bengal: BJP alleges that two of their workers were injured in firing by police after they raised ‘Jay Shree Raam’ slogans in Bankura.
Kolkata: three people, including a few 14 year- old boy, sustained bullet injuries after a clash broke out between workers of the Trinamool Congress and the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) at panchasayar in West Bengal’s Bankura district on Saturday evening.
According to reports, the incident happened when a clash broke out between workers after a group of saffron party workers chanted ‘Jay Shree Ram’ at TMC MP suvendu Adhikary’s public meeting in Bankaru.
BJP’s Bankaru MP Subhash Sarkar accused the police of firing a bullet at his party workers.
“All three injured person sustained bullet injuries. police said they had resorted to firing rubber bullet, which is wrong, “he said after visiting an injured person in the Bankura medical college.
Those injured in the alleged police firing were shifted to the nearby Bankers medical college and hospital. Even chief minister Mamta Banerjee had lost her temper more than once over BJP,s supporters chanting “Jay Shree Ram ” at her rallies. She had accused the BJP of using a religious slogan as a party slogan in a misconceived manner”.
On June 13, over five people had sustained injuries after violence erupted between student wings of TMC and BJP at Arambagh kalikapur Neta Ji Mahavidyalaya in hoogly allegedly over chanting a Jay Shree Raam slogan.
The fact-finding committee met a family member of the two deceased and also interacted with local. after the meetings, the delegation announced a compensation of Rs 10 lakh for the deceased family.
The team will submit a report on their finding’s to BJP central leadership.
The West Bengal Government transferred the commissioner of Barrackpore the commissioner and posted IPS Manoj Verma as the new commissioner on Thursday.
He visited the affected areas on foot alongside a huge contingent of force and also checked police pickets laid across the area.
Writer: Prity Singh