West Bengal: Bombs hurled at BJP rally allegedly by TMC goons

In a different incident of political violence in West Bengal, a BJP rally was attacked allegedly by Trinamool Congress (TMC) goons in Barabani village in Asansol Sadar subdivision of West Burdwan district.

As per stories, the BJP had taken out a procession under their flagship ‘Aar Noi Annay marketing campaign to protest towards the oppression of persons below the rule of Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee. Even so, the rally was disrupted with incidents of bombing. In a online video that has now long gone viral on the internet, thick fumes of smoke can be found soaring in the air. The place was gripped by panic and chaos, with quite a few people managing with drinking water-loaded buckets to douse the smoke.


BJP lambasts TMC, highlights about the menace of coal mafia in the area

The BJP has accused the Trinamool Congress of disrupting their rally and refuted counter-claims by TMC, who alleged that the attack was engineered by the saffron social gathering. BJP MP from Asansol, Babul Supriyo said, “I do not want to respond to to ignorant TMC politicians. Individuals are not likely to invest in their dubious statements. The block President of TMC, Ashik Mondol, is the largest coal mafia in the area… And the whole mafia is controlled by TMC MLA Jitendra Tiwari. I know this location inside out.”

He further more stated, “A huge raid has been underway in the location and many persons associated in the coal syndicate have been apprehended. I experienced named the TMC leaders, associated with the coal mafia, nearly 1.5 years ago… Previous time, we had received all 9 seats in the spot. The TMC is having vengeance for the very same. Will people buy the TMC’s argument that BJP staff are hurling bombs on every single other? Only individuals who indulge in lower-amount politics can say such items.” He confident that rigorous action will be taken from the TMC goons, included in the incident. Babul Supriyo also warned that the sand mafia and coal mafia in the area will be nabbed.

Area BJP chief lakhan Ghorui stated, “TMC goons fired & hurled bombs injuring 5-7 people. We’re on our way to the medical center now. In spite of asking police for enable no actions have been taken.” BJP Nationwide Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya said that assault on BJP employees has become widespread place in Bengal and that these assaults are executed on the behest of Mamata Banerjee.

TMC leaders cry foul, accuse BJP of masterminding the assault

TMC ML Jitendra Tiwari claimed that the Bengal device of the BJP has been inducting ‘anti-social elements’ in their social gathering and this sort of incidents are hence not unparalleled. “We are winning in this area with over 50,000 votes. Why would we bother to attack the BJP rally? These noticed hurling bombs and firing bullets need to be apprehended,” he explained.

TMC spokesperson Kunal Ghosh claimed that it was a staged and premeditated attack by the BJP to divert attention from ‘burning’ troubles these kinds of as farmer protests, soaring charges of LPG and tarnish the title of the Condition. He alleged, Though we are performing great work to reward the men and women, the BJP is seeking to build a point out of unrest in West Bengal.”

TMC staff and crude bombs

In May possibly this 12 months, the Bhagwanpur police had reportedly recovered 153 crude bombs from the yard of a single local resident and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supporter named Sheikh Kasemuddin in Lalpur village of East Midnapore District in West Bengal. Four folks ended up arrested in connection with the case. Whilst three of them were unveiled right after first questioning, Kasemuddin was created ahead of the Kanthi Court on Saturday. He was despatched to 14 times in judicial custody by the judge.

In July, crude bombs have been hurled at BJP personnel, prior to the scheduled community rally by BJP MP from Barrackpore, Arjun Singh. The incident took location in Shymnagar in North 24 Parganas in West Bengal. The Point out unit of the BJP reportedly preferred to choose out a protest march against the increase of terror, perpetrated by the Trinamool Congress (TMC), in Bhatpara, adhering to the attack on one particular of its customers, and also in opposition to corruption in the distribution of aid to the victims of the cyclone Amphan. When BJP workers flocked to the protest site, an explosion took location at the place. Reportedly, 4 people had been hurt during the assault. Even though the rally was postponed for some time, it was resumed later on.

Earlier in August, a 40-calendar year-aged TMC employee named Humayun Kabir died after sustaining grave injuries through an explosion caused even though making crude bombs at the roof of his house, described The Hindustan Times. The incident took put in the Shamshergunj region in the Murshidabad district of West Bengal. As per the report, the 10-yr-outdated son of Humayun was also injured in the explosion. In accordance to the sub-divisional police officer of Jangipur, Prasenjit Banerjee, Kabir was fatally wounded while hoping to make crude bombs.