Bengal: Abhishek Banerjee’s Convoy Attacked By Kurmi Community, Minister’s Car Smashed With Bri

Convoy of Trinamool Congress’s (TMC) nationwide Basic Secretary Abhishek Banerjee was attacked in West Bengal’s West Midnapore district on Friday by Kurmi protesters. His convoy was passing by means of the tribal-dominated village of Salboni when the protesters attacked it, reported information company IANS. The Kurmis in West Bengal have been demanding scheduled tribe standing for the neighborhood and have resorted to protests within the state.

The rear glass of the automobile of West Bengal minister Birbaha Hansda was completely smashed on being hit by bricks thrown on the convoy by the agitating Kurmi protesters. In addition they shouted “thief, thief” slogans whereas the convoy was passing by means of the world.

“I personally hail from a tribal background. This isn’t the way in which of protest. We’ve been elements of a number of actions earlier than. That is easy hooliganism. I’ll see it by means of to the tip,” Hansda was quoted as saying by the information company.

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The minister additionally alleged Kurmi protesters of beating up the Trinamool Congress staff who have been a part of the convoy. 

Hansda additionally took on opposition events Bharatiya Janata Occasion and the CPI-M for “instigating” Kurmi protesters to hold out the assault.

“Trinamool Congress had by no means opposed the motion of the Kurmi neighborhood in demand for scheduled tribe standing. Then why is the assault on our convoy. This can’t be the character of any caste motion,” she mentioned, as reported by IANS.

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is meant to deal with a political rally at Salboni space on Saturday, Might 27.

Final month, a number of organisations of the Kurmi neighborhood had staged a protest for greater than three days and blocked railway tracks and roads demanding the inclusion of the Kurmi neighborhood within the Scheduled Tribe (ST) record. 


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