In an obvious try to skirt the duty over the post-poll violence in state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday blamed the Bharatiya Janata Social gathering (BJP) for bloody clashes. Addressing a press convention after taking oath as Bengal CM for the third consecutive time period, Mamata Banerjee stated experiences of violence has come from areas the place the BJP has gained within the just-concluded Meeting elections.
Many of the a lot of the movies of violence being shared on social media had been both pretend or outdated, she informed reporters on the state secretariat Nabanna.
“I’ve observed that violence and clashes are going down in these areas the place the BJP have gained the elections. These locations will be seen as black spots,” the Trinamool Congress chief stated.
Mamata additionally tried accountable the Election Fee for the state of affairs, saying the legislation and order was underneath the Election Fee because the final couple of months.
“BJP is exhibiting outdated movies. I’ll enchantment to all political events to cease this. You could have been torturing individuals because the elections and now, cease this. Or else, legislation will take its course. Bengal is a land of peace, heritage and right here we keep in peace with individuals from each part of the society,” she stated.
“If somebody is discovered concerned in any incident, we’ll take care of it very strictly. We aren’t going to tolerate any lawlessness right here,” Banerjee stated.
Hours after taking oath as CM, Banerjee held a top-level assembly with senior officers of the state authorities, together with Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay and Residence Secretary HK Dwidevi on the current legislation and order state of affairs.
BJP accuses TMC of violence
BJP president JP Nadda, who’s on a two-day tour of Bengal, slammed the Trinamool Congress dispensation over widespread violence within the state. The social gathering has claimed that 9 of its staff have been killed within the violence that started quickly after the Meeting election outcomes had been declared on Could 2.
Addressing social gathering staff on the BJP workplace in Kolkata, Nadda requested the social gathering staff to take a pledge that “we’ll take away political violence from Bengal”.
“We are going to shield the Constitutional values laid down by Dr. BR. Ambedkar towards the political violence happening in Bengal. We are going to guarantee equality for everybody in Bengal,” Nadda stated.
“We are going to take an oath that we’ll perform our duty, by fortunately accepting the mandate, and play the necessary position of opposition. What we fought in Bengal – political violence, appeasement and tyranny – we can’t step again from finishing up our duties,” the highest BJP chief stated.