Protests erupted in a number of components of Howrah district on Friday over controversial remarks by suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday claimed that some political events have been behind the violent incidents that rocked Howrah district and promised to take strict motion towards these trying to instigate riots within the state.
She additionally questioned why ought to widespread individuals endure due to “sin” dedicated by the BJP, in reference to controversial remarks by suspended and expelled get together leaders on Prophet Mohammad which triggered the violent protests.
“As I’ve stated earlier than, regular life has been affected by violent incidents in Howrah over the past two days. Some political events are behind this they need to instigate riots. However this may not be tolerated and strict motion might be taken towards these concerned. Why ought to widespread individuals endure due to sin dedicated by BJP,” Banerjee tweeted in Bengali.
Protests erupted in a number of components of Howrah district on Friday over controversial remarks by suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma and expelled chief Naveen Jindal on Prophet Mohammad.
Agitators resorted to stone-pelting, setting police autos on hearth and damaging public property throughout violent protests and clashes with the legislation enforcers within the district.
Web providers have been suspended throughout the district until June 13 and prohibitory orders underneath Part 144 of CrPC imposed in a number of areas reminiscent of Uluberia, Domjur and Panchla until June 15.
Frequent individuals needed to endure as street and railway tracks have been blocked by protesters within the district. A number of native and specific trains have been cancelled as a result of violence.