Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has claimed that round 400 BJP staff and their households from Bengal have crossed into Assam amid post-poll violence within the neighbouring state. Not less than 12 folks have died over the past two days in violence that flared up in elements of Bengal. Prime Minister Narendra Modi referred to as up Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar on Tuesday to debate the scenario. The Union house ministry has requested for a report on the violence.
Later in night, Mr Sarma tweeted: “In a tragic improvement 300-400 @BJP4Bengal karyakartas and members of the family have crossed over to Dhubri in Assam after confronted with brazen persecution & violence.”
“We’re giving shelter & meals. @MamataOfficial Didi should cease this ugly dance of demonocracy! Bengal deserves higher,” one other submit learn.
The BJP has alleged that goons backed by the Trinamool Congress have killed its staff, attacked girls members, vandalised homes, looted retailers belonging to get together members and ransacked get together places of work. The get together has claimed that eight folks have died in violence throughout six districts.
The Trinamool Congress, which received a stupendous victory on Sunday, has claimed the BJP is accountable for the violence.
In an interview to NDTV right this moment, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee claimed the BJP was reacting to its defeat and insisted that she has instructed her supporters to remain house and never have fun.
“Until now, even regulation and order was being dealt with by the Central forces, not by me. So, that is their doing, they’re responsible for spoiling the scenario if that is true,” she mentioned, accusing the BJP of making an attempt to create communal pressure, particularly in areas the place it has received.
“Some sporadic incidents are there, however that might be tackled. After election it occurs in each state. I do not need any violence or something. BJP is making an attempt to create communal conflict, due to their shameful defeat,” she added.
The Trinamool Congress has claimed that two of their staff had been killed in East Bardhaman district, the place yet one more particular person died in a conflict between the BJP and Trinamool staff on Sunday evening.
Earlier right this moment, Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar tweeted, “PM referred to as and expressed his critical anguish and concern at alarmingly worrisome regulation & order scenario @MamataOfficial. I share grave issues @PMOIndia on condition that violence vandalism, arson. loot and killings proceed unabated. Involved should act in overdrive to revive order”.