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Deexa Khanduri. Sputnik Worldwide
West Bengal state chief Mamata Banerjee, who received 213 seats towards the 77 received by the Bharatiya Janata Occasion (BJP) within the latest state election, stated BJP members killed Trinamool Congress celebration employees. The BJP has denied the accusations.
No less than a dozen folks have died and a number of other others have been injured in clashes that erupted throughout West Bengal after the elections.
Supporters of the Trinamool Congress (TMC), which is the ruling celebration in West Bengal, and Bharatiya Janata Occasion (BJP) have been reportedly brawling within the streets, attacking one another and vandalising outlets and houses.
The TMC has claimed that three of its supporters have been killed by the BJP. Nevertheless, the BJP, which is the nation’s ruling celebration and also referred to as the saffron celebration, rejected these allegations and accused TMC “goons” of killing 9 of its employees.
The BJP’s chief within the area, Ashish Kshetrapal, stated that TMC activists descended on the state’s Purba Bardhaman space shouting “Pleasure Bangla” (Joyful Bengal) and “Khela Hobe” (Let the video games start) slogans at round 11am on Monday.
“We constructed a counter-resistance, and the TMC attackers fled. However they returned by way of one other route, forcibly entered my home and attacked my relations. My mom died within the assault”, Kshetrapal advised reporters.
In response to Kshetrapal, TMC supporters additionally injured his father and uncle, and vandalised and looted about 18 homes within the space.
The Federal House Ministry has demanded a report into the violence.
The BJP stated it could maintain a nationwide strike towards the violence on 5 Could, the identical day Banerjee is anticipated to take an oath because the state chief for the third time. BJP celebration president Jagat Prakash Nadda will go to the state on Tuesday to satisfy celebration employees.