Mamata Banerjee Appeals For Calm After 12 Killed In Post-Poll Violence

Bengal Submit Ballot Violence: The Dwelling Ministry has sought a report from the state.

Highlights

  • Mamata Banerjee has blamed the BJP for the violence
  • “However I enchantment to all for calm. Do not take pleasure in violence,” she stated
  • BJP state chief stated,”If issues do not relax, we are going to maintain protests”

Kolkata:

Inside 24 hours of elections outcomes, at the very least a dozen individuals have been reported lifeless in submit ballot violence in Bengal, a determine which may be increased than the variety of these killed throughout the month-long polls.

Mamata Banerjee has known as for calm although she has blamed the BJP for the violence. The BJP, led by president JP Nadda who’s arriving in Kolkata on Tuesday, will maintain a day-long protest throughout the nation tomorrow, the day Ms Banerjee is sworn in as Chief Minister for the third time.

The Dwelling Ministry has sought a report from the state. Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, who met BJP state chief Dilip Ghosh round 5 pm on Monday and Mamata Banerjee later within the night for an hour, mentioned the eruption of violence along with her and known as for a report from the state authorities.

The BJP has claimed at the very least six celebration staff have been killed and scores of houses of supporters and celebration places of work attacked, vandalised and set on fireplace throughout Bengal, from Sitalkuchi within the north to Kolkata within the south.

The Trinamool Congress has claimed 5 supporters have been killed, of these three in East Burdwan, one in Hooghly.

A employee of the Indian secular entrance, a associate with the left and Congress within the Samyukta Morcha, was killed at Bhangar in south 24 Parganas. Bhangar is the lone seat received by the ISF, in reality, the Morcha.

Mamata Banerjee stated, “Bengal is a peace-loving place. In the course of the elections, there was some warmth and mud and calm. The BJP did a whole lot of torture, additionally the CAPF. However I enchantment to all for calm. Do not take pleasure in violence. If there’s a dispute, inform the police. The police should handle legislation and order.”

BJP state chief Dilip Ghosh stated, “It is a good factor Mamata Banerjee has known as for peace. If issues do not relax, then we are going to maintain protests and dharnas. In lower than 24 hours of the outcomes, at the very least 5-6 of our celebration staff have been killed, a 1000 houses and places of work vandalised. Why this violence by Trinamool even after a victory?”

Amongst these BJP has claimed have been killed in Trinamool violence are Sova Rani Mondal at Jagaddal, North 24 Parganas district. She was mom of a sales space employee, allegedly killed whereas making an attempt to fend off TMC supporters attacking her son. Uttam Ghosh, 48, a celebration supporter was killed in Ranaghat, Nadia district. Abhijit Sarkar, at Beleghata, Kolkata. 41 yr outdated Haran Adhikari at Sonarpur, South 24 Parganas, and Gourab Sarkar of Ilambazar, Birbhum.

A 19-year-old youth was shot lifeless at Sitalkuchi in Cooch Behar district. The BJP claimed he was a celebration supporter however his household is reported to have stated he was not concerned with any political celebration.

BJP claimed one other celebration supporter at Sitalkuchi, Mintu Barman, died inhospital from accidents with a pointy weapon.

Two Trinamool staff have been reported overwhelmed to demise within the Jamalpur police station space of East Bardhaman district. They have been allegedly driving via an space dominated by BJP supporters once they have been attacked. They died in hospital.

A girl from the identical space was declared lifeless on the Jamalpur hospital. She was mom of an area BJP chief. He reportedly claimed Trinamool staff attacked his home and relations.

On Sunday evening, in an alleged conflict between Trinamool and BJP, a person – Ganesh Mallik, 55, – was killed at Raina, additionally in East Bardhaman district.
 

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