Featured Image: BJP delegation submitting memorandum to Union home minister on West Bengal violence. Photo courtesy: BJP
Kolkata, 05 January: WITH attack on its party offices and leaders continuing in different parts of Bengal, a delegation of the BJP today called on Union home minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi demanding Centre’s intervention.
This on a day Trinamool workers gheraoed BJP state president Dilip Ghosh’s residence at Beliaghata in north Kolkata for over five hours.
Ghosh lives in a residential complex and with over 500 Trinamool workers blocking the entrance, other families residing in the complex faced immersed difficulty. Yesterday, Trinamool workers had protested outside the house of Union minister Babul Supriya located at Jorasanko area in the city.
Concerned over the continuing violence targeting its offices and leaders, a BJP delegation comprising national secretaries Kailash Vijayvargiya, Sidhartha Singh, Rahul Sinha, Union minister Asansol MP Babul Supriyo, and party MP George Baker called on Union home minister Rajnath Singh today afternoon.
Emerging out of the meeting Vijayvargiya said that they have served a memorandum to the home minister detailing the attacks that have taken place on BJP offices and leaders since 03 January.
“We have sought the Centre’s intervention to bring the situation under control. The home minister has said that he would seek a report from the state government,” he added.
Yesterday, a team of BJP leaders led by state unit president Dilip Ghosh had called on Governor KN Tripathi in Kolkata and demanded that he recommend the Centre to impose partial Emergency under Article 356 (1) (a) of the Constitution.