The Trinamool Congress on Friday hit out on the Centre for summoning West Bengal chief secretary and police chief over Thursday’s assault on Bharatiya Janata Celebration (BJP) president JP Nadda’s convoy. TMC lawmaker Kalyan Banerjee identified that the state authorities is accountable to reply to the meeting. “No different particular person can name for any clarification in respect of law-and-order scenario, particularly the central authorities,” information company ANI quoted Banerjee as saying.
“It is a violation of the Structure. It is a colourable train of energy,” he additionally mentioned whereas accusing the BJP of violating the Structure, ANI reported. “Behind your entire factor, there’s malice on the a part of the central authorities and there’s malafide angle on the a part of central authorities officers by sending a letter. That is deplorable. Nobody can violate the Structure,” Kalyan mentioned.
On Thursday, Nadda’s convoy was attacked when it was on its strategy to Diamond Harbour space in West Bengal’s South 24 Parganas district from Kolkata. The BJP has alleged that the attackers have been staff of the TMC. Tv information footage confirmed stones raining on the convoy and shattering windshields. Autos of some media homes have been additionally broken. A number of BJP leaders, together with common secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya, have been injured within the assault, a PTI report mentioned.
Following the assault, the Union residence ministry summoned West Bengal’s chief secretary and police chief on December 14 for a proof on the law-and-order scenario within the state. The Centre has additionally sought a report from the state authorities over the alleged safety lapses throughout Nadda’s go to.
The assault additionally drew fast condemnation from the BJP’s leaders. Hitting out on the state chief minister Mamata Banerjee, Nadda mentioned that “anarchy is at its peak in West Bengal” and other people of the state will reply to the lawlessness within the upcoming elections. “The central authorities is taking this assault very severely. The Bengal authorities must reply to the peace-loving individuals of the state for this sponsored violence,” Union residence minister Amit Shah mentioned.