Mamata Banerjee Holds Meeting On Post-Poll Violence In West Bengal

Mamata Banerjee had requested folks to not be concerned in any type of violence. (File)


West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday held a gathering with the highest administrative and cops of the state on the post-poll violence within the state, an official mentioned.

Within the assembly, which was held at Banerjee’s Kalighat residence. she took inventory of the scenario, he informed PTI.

Current within the assembly had been Chief Secretary Alapan Bandopadhyay, House Secretary HK Dwidevi, Director Common of Police P Nirajnayan and Kolkata Police Commissioner Soumen Mitra, the official mentioned.

The state has witnessed plenty of incidents of violence since Sunday when the outcomes of the meeting election was declared and rivals TMC and BJP have traded fees for it.

Not less than six folks had been killed in post-poll violence in several elements of the state together with one within the metropolis, police mentioned.

BJP has alleged that TMC-backed goons have killed plenty of its staff, attacked its lady members, vandalised homes, looted retailers of the celebration members and ransacked celebration places of work.

TMC has denied the costs.

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday mentioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi had telephoned him and expressed anguish over the regulation and order scenario within the state following reviews of post-poll violence from a number of districts.

Ms Banerjee had on Sunday requested folks to point out restraint and never be concerned in any type of violence.

The union house ministry had on Monday sought a factual report from the federal government on assaults on opposition staff and Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar had summoned state House Secretary, DGP and Kolkata Commissioner of Police and directed them to revive peace.

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