KOLKATA: A day after his convoy was pelted with stones in Bengal’s Alipurduar district, BJP state president Dilip Ghosh on Friday alleged that members of the ruling TMC and the Bimal Gurung-led faction of the GJM had hatched a conspiracy to hold out an assault on him.
Ghosh instructed reporters that the TMC has now joined palms with forces it had as soon as labelled as “anti-national”, with an eye fixed on three meeting seats within the Hills.
He additionally claimed that the Mamata Banerjee-led occasion was “distributing cash” within the Hills and the Dooars space to extend its affect and assist base within the area.
“It was all pre-planned (assault on convoy). The TMC management knew about it and the police didn’t take any motion to stop this,” Ghosh mentioned.
The BJP management additionally accused the TMC of unleashing terror within the Hills and the plains.
“Our staff will not be scared. We’re not scared. We’ll proceed to hit the streets. Persons are with us. We’ll guarantee they get to vote freely,” Ghosh insisted.
He mentioned a number of nationwide leaders of the BJP reached out to him and inquired about his nicely being after Thursdays incident, which left his automobile partially broken.
Referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s current comment ‘Maut ka khel se mat nahi mil sakta’ (sport of demise can not get you votes), the state BJP chief mentioned, “A day after the honourable PM made this remark, certainly one of our activists had been killed in Purba Medinipur, and my convoy was attacked. These are telltale indicators.”
Stones had been hurled and black flags proven at Ghosh’s convoy at Jaigaon space in Alipurduar district on Thursday, the place he had gone to attend occasion programmes, police mentioned.
A number of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) activists had been seen elevating slogans towards Ghosh, asking him to go away.
A staff of law enforcement officials, nonetheless, introduced the state of affairs beneath management, after forcing the protesters and the saffron camp supporters to disperse.
Protesting the therapy meted out to Ghosh in north Bengal, members of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha took out rallies in a number of components of the state, later within the day.