Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma claimed on Tuesday that around 300-400 BJP workers and their family members have fled to the neighboring state due to the post-election violence in West Bengal. He also appealed to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to save democracy from malformation.
The Health and Finance Minister of Assam tweeted, “In a tragic incident, 300-400 workers of Bengal BJP and their family members reached Dhubri in Assam after the atrocities and violence.” He said, ‘We are giving (them) shelter and food. Mamta didi should save democracy from malformation. Bengal deserves better. ‘
West Bengal was caught in widespread violence on Monday in which several BJP workers were allegedly killed in violent clashes and several were injured. Along with this, the incidents of loot in the shops also came to light. The Union Home Ministry has sought a factual report from the state government on the incidents of attacks on opposition activists.
On Monday, Sarma had said that after the BJP won the assembly elections for the second consecutive time in Assam, forget the attack on any Congress worker, they were not even made fun of. He tweeted, ‘Not far away, in Bengal, Didi’s grandfathers have established a reign of terror by attacking and killing BJP workers. Can ‘Liberals’ See This Difference?’
BJP told TMC responsible for violence
The BJP has blamed the Trinamool Congress (TMC) for the violence and said that BJP workers and sympathizers of the party were being targeted after the Trinamool Congress chief and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee won a landslide victory in the state assembly elections. is. On Tuesday, BJP Chief JP Nadda arrived in West Bengal on a two-day visit and said that his party workers are facing violent attacks.