Clashes broke out between supporters of the ruling TMC and the BJP in a number of areas of East and West Midnapore districts of Bengal on Sunday, leaving just a few of them injured, sources within the two events stated. Sustaining that the TMC launched an assault on the activists of his occasion, BJP chief Suvendu Adhikari stated such harassment would solely assist the saffron camp develop from power to power.
“With each assault on our occasion staff, extra individuals would come out in our assist,” Adhikari, who stop the Mamata Banerjee camp to affix the BJP final month, advised reporters throughout a roadshow in Purulia.
Employees of the 2 events additionally crossed swords at Bhajachauli in Kanthi space of East Midnapore district, the sources stated.
Native BJP leaders alleged that just a few of its staff sustained accidents within the assault, even because the TMC claimed that infighting within the saffron camp led to the clashes.
Violence was additionally reported from Marishda in East Midnapore district.
At Keshpur in West Midnapore, activists of the 2 events allegedly fought one another with bricks and sticks. Denying the BJP’s allegation, TMC East Midnapore district president Ajit Maity stated that his occasion, actually, had been “displaying restraint within the face of provocation by saffron occasion supporters”.