News Desk, Amar Ujala, Midnapore
Updated Wed, 23 Dec 2020 02:14 PM IST
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The latest case of political violence took place in Midnapore, a stronghold of Suvendu Adhikari. It has been reported that BJP workers along with the officer’s supporters were holding a rally in Ramnagar in East Midnapore. During this time, BJP workers allegedly made some gestures towards the supporters of the ruling party, who had gathered near their party office.
After this, a dispute started between the two sides, which became violent on sight. It is reported that the police intervened, but many people were reported injured in stone pelting on both sides. Ramnagar is known as the stronghold of TMC.
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Even before this, Suvendu Adhikari has spoken of attacks on himself. Recently, the Central Government has provided Z-category security to Suvendu Adhikari. During this time, he had told that for the past few times, about a dozen attacks were made on him.
Significantly, during the rally to West Bengal, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, former Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Suvendu Adhikari joined the BJP. Suvendu Adhikari was placed next to Amit Shah on the stage at the rally. Along with Suvendu Adhikari, nine MLAs from several parties and a TMC MP also joined the BJP.
On the other hand, political and legal preparations have started regarding the assembly elections to be held in West Bengal. At the same time, there is a fear in the political corridors that there may be political violence in the state during elections. In view of this apprehension, a petition has been filed in the Supreme Court requesting that free and fair elections be ensured. The petition demanded that the security of the leaders of the opposition party in the state should also be ensured.