BJP Yuva Morcha nationwide president Tejasvi Surya on Thursday got here down closely on the West Bengal authorities over the “brutal assault” on BJP activists throughout their march to the state secretariat and stated
it was a “black day because the rule of legislation has been murdered” within the state.
Mr Surya, the BJP MP from Bengaluru South, additionally sought an inquiry by the ministry of dwelling affairs into the blue colored water sprayed on the celebration activists through the rally calling it a “gross violation of human rights”.
“Today is a black day. The TMC authorities murdered the rule of legislation within the state. The means our cadres and leaders had been attacked and overwhelmed up mercilessly by the police is unprecedented. Don’t we’ve the suitable to conduct a peaceable rally within the state?” he stated throughout a press meet right here.
The legislation maker asserted that he would go to Bengal once more and maintain democratic protests to make sure that TMC is defeated within the meeting polls due in April-May subsequent yr.
Mr Surya stated the nation’s “most corrupt authorities” is in West Bengal the place unemployment is rising as a result of “syndicate and lower cash authorities.”
“In the previous two years over 120 BJP and BJP Yuva Morcha employees have been murdered brutally within the state. If a youth raises his voice towards this, he’s murdered.
“This is my first protest and we (BJP) is not going to cease until this (TMC) authorities is out of energy” he stated.
BJP state president Dilip Ghosh alleged that TMC dressed as policemen had hurled bombs at BJP cadres and puzzled whether or not the Pandemic Act comes into impact solely when the opposition conducts a political programme.
“The Pandemic Act comes into power solely when BJP plans to conduct any rally or programme. When TMC conducts rallies and conferences, no guidelines are relevant. Bombs had been hurled at our celebration cadres, the police mercilessly beat our leaders and cadres desiring to kill them,” he alleged.
Asked a couple of BJP activist being arrested with a loaded handgun through the protest march in Howrah, Ghosh stated he was a private safety officer of a BJP chief and was carrying a licensed gun.
“The TMC and a few individuals are attempting to malign us through the use of this incident,” he stated.
The TMC management accused the saffron camp of attempting to “unleash anarchy and communal riots” within the state.
“The BJP has right now proved once more that it’s an unruly celebration. Can you present me one political rally the place activists are discovered carrying firearms? The BJP ought to come clear on why its activist was carrying firearms. It needs to gas riots within the state,” senior TMC chief and Minister Firhad Hakim stated.
Reacting to allegations that chemical-laced water was sprayed at BJP activists, West Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandopadhyay stated it was the identical blue color used throughout Holi. Spraying of colored water throughout such agitations is a global apply to determine individuals after dispersals.
Police personnel in riot gear burst teargas shells, beat up agitators and used water cannons to interrupt up the protests which continued in Kolkata and Howrah cities for greater than three hours.
Parts of the 2 cities resembled a battle zone on Thursday as BJP employees and supporters clashed with police, hurled stones and blocked roads with burning tyres to protest towards the killing of saffron celebration employees.
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