Attacks on Dilip Ghosh, BJP leaders by Mamata, TMC tarnishing democracy: BJP complains to EC

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday submitted a grievance to the Election Commission (EC) in opposition to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as properly staff of the Trinamool Congress over their alleged involvement in an assault of Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh’s automobile the day earlier than.

The BJP’s West Bengal president Dilip Ghosh on Wednesday suffered accidents after unidentified mobs attacked his car with bombs and bricks in the Cooch Behar district of North Bengal. Dilip Ghosh had alleged that TMC staff have been behind the assault.

In its grievance, the BJP alleged that by attacking Dilip Ghosh, the TMC below the supervision of Mamata Banerjee was “tarnishing the festival of democracy and creating a violent environment”.

The grievance submitted by the BJP to the EC.

The BJP has additionally claimed that police personnel took no motion as TMC staff attacked Dilip Ghosh’s automobile with bricks, bombs and iron rods.

In the letter, the BJP mentioned that CM Mamata Banerjee was instigating people against central security forces in addition to the Election Commission, which had led to a collection of assaults on BJP leaders and staff.

The get together demanded that the Election Commission deport people related to the TMC concerned within the incidents of violence out of West Bengal and take motion in opposition to TMC staff below the IPC and the Arms Act.


West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh was attacked with bricks and bombs within the Cooch Behar district on Wednesday. The assault happened when Dilip Ghosh was leaving after attending a rally in Cooch Behar’s Sitalkuchi space.

Dilip Ghosh mentioned that the automobile’s window glasses together with the one on his facet have been smashed within the assault.

After breaking the glass, a brick hit him and he obtained accidents within the left hand, the BJP chief mentioned.

“If this is the situation, how can one expect free and fair polls in Cooch Behar, where people had voted for change in the 2019 Lok Sabha election,” Dilip Ghosh mentioned in a video message.

It was alleged that TMC staff getting back from a rally of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, which was held in one other close by city, received embroiled in a conflict with BJP activists attending Dilip Ghosh’s assembly.

“I was waiting in my vehicle after our meeting for the people to leave when we were attacked with firearms, bombs, bricks and sticks by people holding TMC flags. It was like a Talibani attack,” he mentioned.

TMC spokesman Kunal Ghosh mentioned that the ruling get together was not concerned within the assault.

After the assault, BJP leaders and staff, led by Lok Sabha MP Saumitra Khan, sat on a dharna in entrance of a constructing housing the CEO’s workplace in central Kolkata, demanding motion in opposition to the culprits.

A protest was additionally held by BJP staff on Thursday outdoors the Jadavpur police station in Kolkata over the assault.

Cooch Behar district will go to polls within the fourth part of meeting elections on April 10.

The BJP won seven seats in North Bengal, including Cooch Behar, within the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

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