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'Mamata, TMC Are Not Able To Accept Political Defeat, Unleashed A Reign Of Political Terror,' Says BJP's Chandra Kumar Bose On Violence In Bengal

Written By Apoorva Rao | Mumbai | Published:

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  • After clashes continued in West Bengal's Bhatpara in North 24 Parganas district, BJP leader Chandra Kumar Bose spoke about the violence in the state
  • He said that Mamata and TMC are not able to accept political defeat in the Lok Sabha polls
  • He said that Mamata Banerjee being the Home minister of the state must be objective

After clashes continued in West Bengal's Bhatpara in North 24 Parganas district, BJP leader Chandra Kumar Bose spoke about the violence in the state.

"You see in the Lok Sabha elections, the TMC has lost grounds. They have been politically defeated in 18 Lok Sabha seats. Even in other areas, BJP is making inroads. Now, Mamata and TMC are not able to accept political defeat. So they have unleashed a reign of political terror, they have created a brigade to attack opposition party leaders and mainly the BJP as BJP is now in higher second position and now making inroads into Kolkata and surrounding areas. 

"In the districts, we are already consolidated our position but now Kolkata remains and so we are entering the city and surrounding areas. You have to accept defeat. You cannot create a situation of political violence. 

"The leadership should take responsibility, Mamata Banerjee is also the Home Minister. Law and Order is a state subject. If any person irrespective of party affiliation, is creating violence he should be taken to task. The law and order which is in Mamata Banerjee's hands, she must enforce the law, she must be objective. 

"The police is firing at BJP activists and not even accepting the FIR we have lodged against TMC people who have created havoc in the area. The police must take independent decision," he said.

Following the violence in Bhatpara, the BJP had organised marches and gheraoed Barrackpore Police Commissioner's office on Friday in protest against the killings of two persons in Bhatpara, BJP's three-member delegation, led by former union minister and MP SS Ahluwalia.

They will submit a report to party president and Union home minister Amit Shah.

Raising fingers at the state police, the BJP central leadership accused them of acting as "TMC cadres" and demanded a CBI inquiry into the Bhatpara firing incident on Thursday. The authorities have imposed Section 144 of the CrPC in and around the area following the violence.

The ruling Trinamool and the BJP blamed each other for the clashes, which is seen as an attempt to establish dominance in Bhatpara, which comes under the Barrackpore Lok Sabha constituency.

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