Kolkata: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Suvendhu Adhikari of West Bengal unit on Tuesday targeted the state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. He said that CM Banerjee got scared seeing the strength of the saffron party in protest against ‘Nabanna Chalo’.
BJP leader said- CM Mamta Banerjee is scared, she ran away after seeing the strength of the people gathered here. Only 30 per cent are here today, some were detained yesterday.”
Earlier in the day, Majumdar was detained ahead of a ‘Nabanna Chalo’ march against the Mamata Banerjee-led state government. However, he was later arrested during a protest in the state capital.
As the incident took a gruesome turn, the protesters torched police vehicles. This created tension and chaotic atmosphere in Kolkata.
West Bengal | Police vehicle set on fire in Kolkata amid BJP’s ‘Nabanna Chalo’ march against the state government pic.twitter.com/e6jqE3VIEs
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Media reports have claimed that incidents of stone pelting have also been reported from Howrah district. The police used water cannons and tear shells to disperse the protesters.
Along with the officer, BJP state general secretary Locket Chatterjee and BJP leader Rahul Sinha were detained as Bengal BJP workers clashed with police during a protest march against the Trinamool Congress (TMC).
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