West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused ‘goons from different states’ for the ballot violence in Nandigram. She additionally referred to as Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar to complain in opposition to the violence urging him to regulate the state of affairs within the state.
“Goons from different states creating ruckus right here,” Mamata instructed reporters in Nandigram after a tour of the a number of polling cubicles within the Meeting constituency.
The Trinamool Congress chief is pitted in opposition to protege-turned-adversary Suvendu Adhikari of the BJP within the high-profile Nandigram constituency. The competition has turn out to be a battle of status for each the ruling TMC and BJP which is eyeing to script historical past by denying Mamata a 3rd stint.
Clashes between BJP, TMC supporters
Within the Boyal space in Nandigram, villagers alleged that BJP supporters stopped them from going to polling cubicles.
As quickly as Banerjee reached Boyal, BJP supporters chanted ‘Jai Shri Ram’ slogans. Supporters of the 2 events then indulged in violence, as TMC leaders demanded re-polling in sales space quantity 7. Quickly, a heavy police contingent was rushed to the spot to regulate the state of affairs. An enormous police contingent was rushed to the spot to regulate the state of affairs.
Suvendu Adhikari’s convoy attacked
Earlier, Suvendu Adhikari’s convoy was allegedly attacked with stones at two locations whereas visiting cubicles within the meeting constituency.
His motorcade was additionally gheraoed as TMC supporters shouted slogans in opposition to the BJP chief. Autos within the convoy have been pelted with stones. IndiaTV reporter Pawan Nara was additionally injured within the stone pelting.
Safety forces patrolling the world dispersed the mob, making manner for Adhikari’s convoy to maneuver onwards.
“I’m used to such protests by TMC goons. They’re all followers of Mamata begum (Banerjee). Allow them to do no matter they need until the outcomes are out on Might 2,” Adhikari instructed reporters.
(With Inputs from PTI)