Home Ministry Strict on Violence and Looting after Election Results in Bengal

V Muralitharan's convoy has been attacked by the locals. This information has been tweeted by Muralitharan himself.
Image Credit: ANI news
Image Credit: ANI news

After the election results in West Bengal on May 2, the kind of violence that was raged and looted, the Union Home Ministry has taken this incident very strictly. On behalf of the Home Ministry, Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar has been asked to send a report on the law and order situation in the state, especially to send a report regarding the violence after the elections.

Union minister's Convoy Attacked

Here, on Thursday, in West Midnapore, Bengal, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muralitharan's car has been attacked by the locals. This information has been tweeted by Muralitharan himself. He has accused the Trinamool Congress workers of the attack. At the same time, TMC says that this is the result of the mutual rivalry of BJP.

In fact, many Union ministers and BJP leaders are going to Bengal to encourage their workers. Minister of State for External Affairs V Muralitharan was going to his house to meet a BJP worker in West Midnapore today. Just then, his convoy has been attacked with sticks on the way. During this, the glass of his vehicles broke.

The four-member team formed to investigate Bengal violence

The Union Home Ministry has formed a four-member team to investigate the causes of the alleged violence in West Bengal after the elections and take stock of the ground situation in the state. Officials said on Thursday that the team, headed by an additional secretary of the ministry, has left for West Bengal.

The Union Home Ministry on Wednesday asked the West Bengal government to submit a detailed report of post-election violence in the state and take necessary steps to prevent such incidents "without wasting time". The ministry had warned the state government that if the state government fails to do so, the matter will be taken "seriously". Till Tuesday, at least six people have died in post-election violence in various parts of the state.

BJP accuses TMC supporters

The BJP has alleged that Trinamool Congress-backed "goons" killed party workers, attacked female members, ransacked their homes, looted shops, and set offices ablaze.

BJP president JP Nadda had met members of violence-affected families in Bengal on Wednesday and claimed that at least 14 BJP workers have been killed in Bengal in the post-election violence that close to a lakh people have left their homes Have been forced to leave.

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