BJP’s West Bengal president Dilip Ghosh said on Tuesday that the party stands with activists who claimed to face atrocities at the hands of “goons” because of their allegiance to the Trinamool Congress after the announcement of assembly elections a few days ago. Is falling
The state is in the grip of post-election violence that allegedly killed and injured several BJP workers at the Center and in the state to seek reports from the state government on incidents of attack on opposition activists.
Ghosh told reporters here, “I have not done the politics of running away in adversity. We have fought a tough battle.”
Mr. Ghosh said that BJP has won a record 77 seats in the West Bengal elections.
On the other hand, Trinamool won 213 seats and will form the government for the third time in a row.
Claiming that attacks are taking place in places where the Trinamool has won by an overwhelming majority, Mr. Ghosh said that the BJP leadership is with the activists who have risked their lives by contesting the elections.
The state president of the party said, “We are fighting and will continue to do so in future as well. Today or tomorrow, Bengal will change at the hands of BJP.”
BJP national secretary Rahul Sinha said that it is time for the party to stand up by the activists who are facing the attacks.
Sinha said, “We can analyze the results later. Our most important duty is to stand by the workers.”
The BJP has claimed that six of its activists were killed at various places, set fire to a party office in Hooghly district and shops of its supporters were set on fire in several areas.
Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi called him and expressed displeasure over the law and order situation in the state and faced reports of post-election violence from several districts.