3 TMC workers, 1 BJP supporter killed in post-poll clashes in Purba Bardhaman

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3 TMC workers, 1 BJP supporter killed in post-poll clashes in Purba Bardhaman

Burdwan (WB), May 3

Four individuals had been allegedly killed in clashes between the TMC and the BJP in West Bengal’s Purba Bardhaman district after the election outcomes had been introduced, official sources stated on Monday.

The Trinamool Congress claimed three of its supporters had been killed by the BJP, which rejected the allegations, saying the incidents had been the results of “people’s resistance”.

Just a few TMC supporters had been on the best way to Nabagram in the Jamalpur police station space on their bikes in the afternoon once they had been allegedly attacked in Odishapara by BJP employees, native sources stated.

They had been thrashed and their bikes vandalised, the TMC alleged.

The injured had been taken to totally different hospitals for therapy. Shahjahan Shah (38) and Bibhash Bag (30) had been declared useless when taken to the Burdwan Medical College and Hospital.

Kakali Khsetrapal (47) was declared useless when taken to the Jamalpur Hospital, native sources stated.

The TMC claimed Shahjahan and Bibhash had been their supporters.

TMC block president Mehmood Khan stated, “BJP workers carried out the attack in a planned manner. They are taking to violence in different places.”

The BJP stated Kakali was a supporter of the occasion who was allegedly killed in the assault.

“TMC activists came to the area shouting ‘Joy Bangla’ and ‘Khela Hobe’ slogans around 11 am. They came to attack us but we built a counter-resistance and then they fled,” stated Ashish Kshetrapal, the BJP’s chief of the Nabgram space.

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Police stated 23 individuals have been detained in reference to the incident and an enormous contingent of central forces have been deployed in the realm. An officer of Jamalpur police station stated the scenario was beneath management.

In one other incident in Samaspur in the Raina police station space, a 55-year-old man was killed in TMC-BJP clashes on Sunday night time.

According to native sources, clashes broke out in the village between the 2 sides after the election outcomes had been introduced. Ganesh Mallick, identified in the realm as TMC supporter, was injured after being hit by bamboo sticks.

He was admitted to the Burdwan Medical College and Hospital the place he died, sources stated.

“My father was discussing the results of the election with a few others when BJP workers attacked them. My father was thrashed with a bamboo stick,” his son Manoj stated.

“I demand stringent punishment for those involved,” he added.

BJP’s district normal secretary Shyamal Roy stated this incident is in no way political however a household dispute.

“BJP was being linked to it unnecessarily,” he stated.

TMC’s district spokesperson Prosenjit Das stated the BJP was resorting to violence in varied areas after shedding the election.

TMC supporters had been additionally accused of vandalising the houses and retailers of BJP employees in varied elements of Galshi after the outcomes had been introduced.

Several retailers belonging to BJP supporters had been vandalized in and round Ramgopalpur, Shirrai and Karakdal.

Several individuals had been additionally crushed up.

Locals alleged that no motion was taken even after the police had been knowledgeable. PTI

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