Stones Pelted At Union Minister Nisith Pramanik's Convoy In Bengal, BJP MP Alleges TMC's Role
TMC supporters allegedly pelted stones at Union Minister Nitish Pramanik's car at Dinhata in West Bengal's Coochbehar district.
Kolkata: Union Minister of State for Home Nisith Pramanik on Saturday alleged that supporters of the ruling Trinamool Congress attacked his car at Dinhata in West Bengal's Coochbehar district. The TMC supporters allegedly pelted stones at the car carrying the minister. The front windshield of the car also cracked. Black flags were also shown to the minister. Pramanik said, "the police are acting as mere spectators and shielding the perpetrators of violence. People of the state are witnessing what is being done by TMC supporters in the state". Pramanik alleged that TMC was sheltering miscreants.
#WATCH | West Bengal: The convoy of Nisith Pramanik, MoS Home & Youth Affairs and Sports was attacked allegedly by Trinamool Congress-backed goons when he was going to meet with the party workers in Coochbehar's Dinhata area. More details awaited. pic.twitter.com/eXWqt7U2K9 — ANI (@ANI) February 25, 2023
West Bengal LoP and BJP MLA from Nandigarm Suvendu Adhikari condemned the attack on Pramanik's convoy.
Taking to Twitter, he said, I condemn the cowardly attack on Cooch Behar MP & MOS HMOIndia. Shri Nisith Pramanik at Dinhata. West Bengal Police personnel were mute spectators. A Central Home Minister (MOS) isn't safe in WB as 'Mamata Goons' are roaming free & have been given a free hand before Panchayat Elections."
I condemn the cowardly attack on Cooch Behar MP & MOS @HMOIndia Shri Nisith Pramanik at Dinhata.@WBPolice personnel were mute spectators. A Central Home Minister (MOS) isn't safe in WB as 'Mamata Goons' are roaming free & have been given a free hand before Panchayat Elections. pic.twitter.com/fs6Wm2Tb9P— Suvendu Adhikari • শুভেন্দু অধিকারী (@SuvenduWB) February 25, 2023
Trinamool Congress leader Jaiprakash Majumdar, while reacting to this, said BJP leaders like Dilip Ghosh and Suvendu Adhikari are instigating the saffron party workers to disrupt peace in West Bengal. "These leaders should be brought to task first", he stated.
BJP West Bengal spokesperson Shamik Bhattacharya said "if a central minister's car is attacked in this manner, then think about the security of the common people in the state".
Bhattacharya said the Governor should initiate steps for the imposition of Article 355 in the state.