BJP stages protest in Jammu over Kolkata violence

BJP stages protest in Jammu over Kolkata violence


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The BJP's Jammu and Kashmir unit staged a protest right here on Wednesday towards the alleged assault on get together president Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata, terming the incident as "an onslaught on democracy".

Led by BJP chief Ashok Kaul, scores of social gathering staff assembled close to the statue of Maharaja Hari Singh at Tawi bridge within the coronary heart of the town and staged a "silent sit-in" protest.

The protesters have been carrying placards and banners towards the Trinamool Congress authorities within the state led by Mamata Banerjee.

BJP and TMC supporters Tuesday fought pitched battles on the streets of Kolkata throughout Shah's roadshow. The BJP chief escaped unharmed, however was pressured to chop brief the jamboree and needed to be escorted to security by police.

Celebration chief Yudhvir Sethi alleged that there was "complete lawlessness" in West Bengal.

"Sensing defeat within the ongoing Lok Sabha elections... The opposition is hell bent to let the nation burn, in order that they will rule based on their very own whims and fancies making their riches develop each different day," the BJP chief stated.

BJP chief Narinder Singh stated, "Mamata Banerjee is annoyed by the BJP's rising base within the area, which varieties the idea of her panicked and ugly political strikes."