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West Bengal Lok Sabha Elections

Arrested By Kolkata Police From Hotel Room Post BJP-Trinamool Clash, Tajinder Pal Bagga Released Due To Lack Of Evidence

Written By Digital Desk | Mumbai | Published:

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  • Delhi BJP spokesperson Tajinder Singh Bagga is among the scores of BJP workers arrested by the West Bengal police following ruckus and violence at Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata
  • Taking to twitter, BJP leader has given a brief account of his arrest. He said that he was arrested from his hotel at late night around 2 pm

Delhi BJP spokesperson Tajinder Singh Bagga is among the scores of BJP workers arrested by the West Bengal police following ruckus and violence at Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata. Taking to twitter, BJP leader has given a brief account of his arrest. He said that he was arrested from his hotel at late night around 2 pm. He also termed the situation of West Bengal as "Emergency-like". 

(Last night around 2 am, the door of my hotel room was broken and I was arrested. The situation in Bengal is Emergency-like.)   

He further informed that he was released as the Kolkata Police could not find any evidence against him.

(I would like to thanks everyone for their support. Under the pressure exerted by Mamata Banerjee, the Kolkata Police was trying to find CCTV footage/ imagers which could prove that I participated in violence. They searched all nigh but as they could not find any evidence against me , I was released.)

Read: BJP Leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga Detained By Kolkata Police

Following clashes during Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata on Tuesday, the BJP president held a media briefing at 11.00 am at BJP headquarters in New Delhi. The BJP had complained to the Election Commission to ban Mamata Banerjee's rallies. The party also held a protest at 10.30 am in Jantar Mantar.

In the aftermath of the violent clashes that broke out during the roadshow of BJP president Amit Shah in West Bengal's Kolkata, party delegation led by Raksha Mantri Nirmala Sitharaman and Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi met the Election Commission in New Delhi over the matter.

 

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