The Bengal wing of BJP claimed that at least 6 of its workers were killed across the state since Sunday. They also alleged that a few hundred party offices & houses of BJP workers were ransacked as the counting progressed, & the trends became clearer.

The MHA has asked for a report from the state govt on the violence. After BJP, the Left has also alleged violence on its party workers by the winning TMC. Sources in the Mamata Banerjee-led party, however, denied the allegation.

   

Six party workers killed, houses, shops vandalised by TMC, alleges Bengal BJP. MHA seeks report

WHAT?

The Bengal wing of BJP claimed that at least 6 of its workers were killed across the state since Sunday. They also alleged that a few hundred party offices & houses of BJP workers were ransacked as the counting progressed, & the trends became clearer.

WHEN?

Late on Monday, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) asked the West Bengal Government for a report on the post-election violence targeting opposition political workers in the state.

Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday summoned the DGP seeking a report on the uninterrupted violence across the state ever since the poll results were declared.

HOW?

In a video that went viral on Twitter, a gang of men armed with bamboo sticks and rods was seen entering houses in search of BJP workers. Later, a series of pictures and videos which started doing rounds on Twitter, suggested that BJP workers in Bengal were being threatened and attacked.