The West Bengal CM additionally mentioned that she may even guarantee justice for the household of Ananda Burman, an 18-year-old first-time voter who was shot lifeless outdoors a polling sales space in Sitalkuchi
Mathabhanga: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday met relations of these killed in CISF firing in the course of the fourth section of meeting elections, assuring them of a probe that may observe down and produce the culprits to e-book.
Banerjee lamented that she couldn’t meet the following of kin of the deceased earlier, owing to a 72-hour ban on entry of political leaders in Cooch Behar, the place 4 individuals have been gunned down by CISF personnel in “self defence”, on 10 April.
“Our inquiry will track everyone responsible for the cold-blooded killing and ensure they are punished as per law,” she mentioned.
Banerjee had final week mentioned shortly after the incident that the state authorities will provoke a CID probe into the killings.
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The CM mentioned she may even guarantee justice for the household of Ananda Burman, an 18-year-old first-time voter who was shot lifeless outdoors a polling sales space in the identical district.
The Trinamool Congress supremo interacted with the relations of all of the deceased, together with the widows and fogeys of the 4 killed in firing, and the grandfather and maternal uncle of Burman.
“I will come again immediately after the elections are over (2 May). We will help you in every possible way,” she mentioned.
The chief minister additionally mentioned a martyrs’ column shall be in-built reminiscence of the 5 who misplaced their lives.
Four individuals have been killed Cooch Behar’s Sitalkuchi as central forces opened fireplace amid polling for the fourth section allegedly after coming beneath assault from locals, who “attempted to snatch their rifles”, police had mentioned.
Following the violence, the Election Commission put in place restrictions, together with extending the “silence period” from 48 hours to 72 hours, for the fifth section of elections, and barred the entry of politicians within the district for the following 72 hours from April 10, to forestall any potential legislation and order flare-up.
The killings had triggered a political storm in West Bengal, with Banerjee calling it a “genocide” whereas Union Home Minister Amit Shah warning her in opposition to participating in “appeasement politics” over our bodies.
Shah additionally alleged that Banerjee’s recommendation to gheraeo central forces had instigated individuals to assault the CISF personnel, which led to incident.