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Updated December 17th, 2023 at 11:07 IST

BJP posts TMC leader's picture with Parl security row mastermind Lalit Jha

The latest point of contention between the Trinamool Congress and the BJP is purported pictures of Lalit Jha, the alleged mastermind of the parl security row.

Reported by: Digital Desk
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Majumdar posted a photo of Lalit Jha on X, formerly Twitter, with senior Trinamool leader Tapas Roy | Image:X/Sukanta Majumdar
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The latest point of contention between the Trinamool Congress and the BJP is purported pictures of Lalit Jha, the alleged mastermind of the parliament security breach, with a leader of TMC. 

Trinamool has pointed out that the BJP's Mysuru MP has been accused of playing a key role in providing a pass to the two intruders, while the BJP accused the Trinamool and the entire INDIA bloc of being complicit in the breach.

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Dr. Sukanto Majumdar, the chief of the Bengal BJP, shared a picture of Lalit Jha and senior Trinamool leader Tapas Roy on X, the former Twitter. The caption said, "TMC's Tapas Roy and Lalit Jha, the mastermind of the attack on our Temple of Democracy, had a long-standing relationship. Isn't this evidence sufficient to look into the leader's collusion?"
 

Lalit Jha, the mastermind of the attack on our Temple of Democracy, had been in close association with TMC's Tapas Roy for a long time... Isn't this proof enough for investigation into the connivance of the leader? @AITCofficial @TapasRoyAITC @abhishekaitc #shameontmc pic.twitter.com/1PIVnnbGx9

— Dr. Sukanta Majumdar (@DrSukantaBJP) December 14, 2023

 It was picked by Amit Malviya, the head of the BJP's IT cell, who claimed, “People involved in the entire episode have been found to have links with the Congress, CPI (Maoist), and now the TMC.”

TMC connection of Lalit Jha, wanted in the Parliament security breach, now emerges. Several pictures of his with TMC leaders have gone viral. 

So far, people involved in the entire episode have been found to have links with the Congress, CPI(Maoist) and now the TMC.

Isn’t it…

— Amit Malviya (@amitmalviya) December 14, 2023

Retaliating, the Trinamool claimed that "internal failings led to this unprecedented breach of Parliament's security" within the BJP.
 

Let's scrutinize the facts: the culprits were granted access by none other than @BJP4Karnataka MP @mepratap. Only 176 Delhi Police personnel were on duty instead of the usual 300 to secure the Parliament.@BJP4India's internal failings led to this unprecedented breach of… https://t.co/prB0SIh3e7

— Kunal Ghosh (@KunalGhoshAgain) December 14, 2023

Investigators said yesterday that Sagar Sharma and Manoranjan had obtained visitor passes from Prathap Simha's office on request.
 

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Published December 15th, 2023 at 15:11 IST

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