A number of automobiles following Trinamool Congress (TMC) Basic Secretary Abhishek Banerjee’s convoy had been allegedly attacked by a mob in West Medinipur’s Lodhashuli space on Friday night. West Bengal Minister Birbaha Hansda’s automotive was additionally broken within the assault. In keeping with TMC employees, the mob was carrying the Kurmi agitators’ flag.
Abhishek Banerjee has been conducting conferences in numerous districts within the state as a part of his public outreach marketing campaign ‘Jana Sanjog Yatra’ for the previous month. Earlier this week, throughout his go to to Jungal Mahal, the TMC chief spoke to Kurmis concerning their long-standing demand for the Scheduled Tribe (ST) standing and guaranteed them that the state authorities has written a number of letters to the Central authorities on the difficulty.
Talking on the assault on his convoy, Abhishek Banerjee denied the involvement of Kurmis. “I imagine this agitation isn’t by Kurmis,” he stated. In a veiled assault on the BJP, the TMC chief claimed that the attackers chanted ‘Jai Shree Ram’.
Kurmis additionally denied any involvement within the assault.
In the meantime, TMC employees alleged that the BJP orchestrated the assault and demanded a correct investigation.
Following the incident, Abhishek Banerjee dialled chief minister Mamata Banerjee and apprised her of the assault. An investigation into the incident is underway. CM Mamata Banerjee is anticipated to affix Abhishek Banerjee in his ‘Jana Sanjog Yatra’ on Saturday.
Reacting to allegations by the TMC, BJP chief Dilip Ghosh stated, “Abhishek Banerjee claimed that individuals who attacked his convoy chanted Jay Shree Ram, nevertheless, others heard ‘chor chor’. Furthermore, attacking automobiles is Bengal’s tradition. Our automobiles have additionally been attacked a number of occasions, however TMC didn’t react then. The assault was truly a results of no growth works in Jungal Mahal.”