One particular person was killed allegedly in a conflict between BJP staff and the police in West Bengal’s Siliguri on Monday afternoon after the party’s supporters have been stopped from taking out a protest march.
The BJP claimed that Ulen Roy succumbed to his injuries after he was beaten by the police, however the administration claimed he was by no means hit by the police. Roy, a resident of Gajoldoba in Jalpaiguri, was rushed to a close-by hospital the place he was declared lifeless.
Chatting with the media individuals, state BJP president Dilip Ghosh, mentioned, “Our party employee Ulen Roy was killed by the police. Tomorrow we now have known as for a 12-hour bandh in North Bengal. There are a number of pellet accidents on his chest.”
TMC Chief Gautam Deb rubbished the allegations and alleged that it was BJP employees who created the issue.
He mentioned, “They attacked the police force. They hurled glass bottles aiming on the cops. They vandalised personal and authorities. Don’t you suppose that is hooliganism? They’re making an attempt to create an environment to implement the President’s Rule within the state. That is their dirty politics forward of the 2021 meeting polls.”
The conflict occurred because the BJP employees crossed the barricades erected to cease the ‘Utttarkanya’ rally in Siliguri, a march to the north Bengal secretariat to protest towards the TMC’s misrule.
After the BJP supporters crossed the primary two strains of barricades on NH-31, the police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse the group, and the protesters retaliated by pelting bricks on the police and setting the barricades on the hearth.
As many as 40 BJP employees and numerous police personnel have been injured within the incident.
I’m knowledgeable by our native karyakartas that Sri Ulen Roy, a senior BJP karyakarta, has succumbed to splinter accidents attributable to the nation bombs that Mamata’s police threw.That is murder. Nothing much less.We’re very indignant. We are going to by no means forgive you Mamata Di.Om Shanti! pic.twitter.com/7xgZcKus4n
— Tejasvi Surya (@Tejasvi_Surya) December 7, 2020
Lok Sabha MP Tejaswi Surya, who’s the nationwide president of the BJP’s youth wing, had arrived in Siliguri for the Uttarkanya rally. All 7 MPs of the BJP in north Bengal have been current for the rally, together with Kailash Vijayvargiya and Arvind Menon, the 2 state in-charges of the party.
BJP state chief Dilip Ghosh and MP Soumitra Khan have been additionally concerned in protests.
The police ultimately resorted to lathi cost to disperse the protesters. BJP sources advised PTI Vijayvargiya and Surya needed to be escorted to their automobiles by their private safety guards. Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has been knowledgeable in regards to the incident.
Earlier within the day, Dilip Ghosh was obstructed by police from coming into a visitor home in Siliguri. Ghosh needed to wait a number of hours after he reached Siliguri early within the morning to enter the Central authorities visitor home.
The rally was the BJP’s first major political exercise within the area in the current months. Political analysts mentioned the BJP desires to reassert its energy via this occasion in north Bengal the place it seeks to win 50 of 54 Assembly seats.