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Bengal: BJP Vice-President Dilip Ghosh’s Kharagpur House Vandalised By Kurmi Outfit

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Bengal: BJP Vice-President Dilip Ghosh’s Kharagpur House Vandalised By Kurmi Outfit

BJP nationwide vice chairman Dilip Ghosh’s home in Kharagpur was allegedly vandalised on Wednesday by members of a Kurmi outfit, which has been demanding his apology claiming that he insulted the neighborhood. Members of the Adivasi Kurmi Samaj Purulia Zilla Committee, armed with flags and placards, allegedly broke window panes and doorways of the BJP chief’s rented lodging within the metropolis, as per a report by information company PTI. 

A staff of police personnel later reached the spot and eliminated the protestors, mentioned an official to the information company. 

The protestors alleged that the saffron celebration chief made sure unwarranted remarks in regards to the neighborhood after he received caught in site visitors in Jhargram as a consequence of an illustration by the neighborhood over their demand for Scheduled Tribe standing.

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In the meantime, Ghosh claimed that he helps Kurmis of their demand for ST standing and alleged that the Trinamool Congress was behind the vandalism. 

“I’ve supported the Kurmis of their demand for ST standing. The TMC is attempting to divert consideration from the difficulty by misinterpreting my statements. TMC activists, disguised as Kurmis, attacked my residence,” he alleged.

The TMC, nonetheless, denied Ghosh’s allegations and mentioned that he ought to apologise for hurting sentiments. 

“These are baseless allegations. He ought to apologise for hurting the emotions of the Kurmi neighborhood,” TMC’s Paschim Medinipur district chief Ajit Maity mentioned.

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The report said that it was not instantly identified if any arrests had been made in reference to the vandalism. 

In the meantime, the West Bengal authorities is deliberating writing to the Centre on granting Scheduled Tribe standing to the Kurmi neighborhood, a senior official mentioned on Wednesday, as per one other PTI report. 

Final month, a number of organisations of the Kurmi neighborhood had staged a protest for greater than three days and blocked railway tracks and roads demanding the inclusion of the Kurmi neighborhood within the Scheduled Tribe (ST) checklist.


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