Kolkata: Describing the violence in Birbhum district as “unlucky”, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday mentioned it was an try by the Bharatiya Janata Get together (BJP), Left and the Congress to malign the Trinamool Congress (TMC) authorities in West Bengal.
The TMC supremo mentioned that strict motion could be taken towards the perpetrators of violence in Birbhum district.
“Strict motion will probably be taken towards all these answerable for the Birbhum incident, regardless of their (political) color,” mentioned Banerjee talking at a programme right here, PTI reported.
“Now we have already eliminated the (police) Officer-in-Cost, the SDPO and different senior officers. The DGP is within the district since yesterday,” she added.
Banerjee mentioned that she would go to Bogtui village, the place homes had been set on hearth shortly after a village panchayat deputy chief was murdered, to take inventory of the scenario on Thursday.
Stating that she needed to postpone her go to to the district by a day as she didn’t need to get right into a confrontation with the leaders of opposition political events tenting there, the TMC supremo lashed out on the BJP.
“Allow them to relish lyangcha’ after which get on with their journey to Rampurhat,” she mentioned in an obvious jibe on the BJP.
The Chief Minister mentioned that she would go to Bogtui village, the place eight individuals had been charred to loss of life the day earlier than, on Thursday.
“I’d have gone there right now, however just a few political events are on their approach to the place,” mentioned Banerjee.
“It will get late by the point they return. I do not need to go to the place after they (opposition leaders) are round. I do not need to get into any quarrel,” she added.
The TMC chief additionally claimed that such incidents are outcomes of conspiracy hatched to divert consideration from problems with concern.
“You need to have seen that value of fuel, petrol and different commodities have been hiked. They’re hatching conspiracies to hold out such incidents to divert individuals’s consideration,” mentioned Banerjee.
“The BJP has requested media to maintain on shouting on this (Birbhum killings),” she added.
Referring to previous incidents of violence in different states, Banerjee mentioned: “That is Bengal, not UP. We allowed everybody to go to Birbhum. Not justifying the Birbhum killings, however such incidents are extra frequent in UP, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Rajasthan.”