A BJP delegation led by Shuvendu Adhikari was barred from visiting the site in West Bengal’s Birbhum district where eight people were burnt to death, prompting the state’s main opposition party to demand the resignation of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, alleging that attempts were being made. To protect criminals.
The BJP delegation led by Adhikari, the Leader of the Opposition in the state assembly, was stopped because the police had set up a barricade just outside Bagatui village. “We were prevented from going to the spot, but the chief minister said he would go there. He will inspect the area to remove pieces of evidence and protect criminals. We are against it. If we are not allowed, then no one else should be allowed to see it, “he said.
“Only the CBI and the NIA investigation can bring out the truth,” he said. Banerjee has strongly stated that strict action will be taken against the perpetrators of the violence.
“The chief minister is also the home minister of the state. He has failed in his duty as Home Minister. He should resign immediately, “Adhikari told reporters on his way to Birbhum. BJP MP and party state vice-president Arjun Singh said the chief minister should take moral responsibility for the incident and resign.” Earlier, there were opposition activists who faced heat. Now TMC vs. TMC in the state. The leaders of the ruling party are fighting among themselves. The Chief Minister must resign immediately, and the investigation into the Birbhum killings must be handed over to the CBI. The police are trying. Shut up. Trying to protect the perpetrators, “Singh added.
The TMC, meanwhile, sneered at the opposition BJP, saying its “members went out on a picnic”. BJP leaders shared a video on Twitter tasting local delicacies at a sweet shop where the killings took place. , TMC spokesperson Kunal Ghosh said that “the saffron camp had arranged for its members to go to the violence-hit Birbhum, but they were having a picnic on their way to the district”.
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