News Daily Digital Desk: The Chief Minister and Trinamool supremo Mamata Banerjee has strongly protested the killing of four Trinamool activists in a head-on collision in Kochbihar, calling the Union Minister a ‘conspirator’. He demanded the resignation of Amit Shah from the election meeting in Bangaon South on Saturday. “Our four brothers were shot dead by the Delhi Police in Kochbihar,” he said. One person also died in the morning. The conspiratorial Union Home Minister is behind this. The BJP should be ashamed, it should be strangled. I am saying, Amit Shah, you resign. ” He then said that he was going to Kochbihar on Sunday. He also announced a statewide protest program on Sunday on behalf of the Trinamool Congress. After the black badge, the party leaders, workers and supporters will hold a procession in the block.
Within hours of the start of voting on Saturday, four people were shot dead by central forces in the Shitalkuchi assembly constituency of Cooch Behar. Four others were injured. The ruling party claims that all of them are grassroots activists. Allegations of indiscriminate firing surfaced against the central forces. The Trinamool claimed that 4 of the dead were their activists. The Election Commission has called for a detailed report on the whole incident. Naturally, unrest erupted on the day of the fourth round of voting.
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Mamata Banerjee demanded the resignation of the Union Home Minister over the role of the Union forces in the incident. Earlier, he also condemned the role of the central forces in the Bengal polls and advised women voters to surround the forces if necessary. In the Kochbihar incident on Saturday, Mamata again targeted Amit Shah in Bandyopadhyay. He said, “I have been saying for a long time that he is a conspirator. Amit Shah, you resign. ” After expressing regret over the issue from the meeting in Siliguri on the same day, Narendra Modi has practically blamed the ruling party.
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Meanwhile, Kochbihar Superintendent of Police Debashis Dhar explained the incident of firing by the forces in Mathabhanga. In his words, “A young man fell ill. Some locals were treating him. At that time, some soldiers of the army were interrogating them. Just then rumors spread that the young man had fallen ill due to CISF. Soon after, about three hundred villagers, most of them women, surrounded the soldiers. Tensions spread. Attempts were made to snatch the weapon. Even, the situation of ballot snatching is created. Then the forces fired according to the rules in self-defense. 15 rounds were fired, 4 people were killed. ” With the statement, the CRPF again claimed that their jawans were not at the scene.
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