Baduria Violence: Home Min Seeks Detailed Report From State Govt

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New Delhi: Following violent clashes in Baduria and Basirhat areas of West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas over a Facebook post, the Ministry of Home Affairs has sought a detailed report from the Mamata Banerjee-led government.

The communal violence broke out in North 24 Parganas district on Monday over a controversial Facebook post, following which several shops were torched and houses ransacked in Baduria, Tentulia and Golabari.

On Monday night, Baduria police station was attacked and set ablaze and so were several police.

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Accusing the state police of failing to control the situation, party general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya earlier urged Home Minister Rajnath Singh for his intervention.

The state government had rush 400 troops of paramilitary BSFto assist the police in containing the situation.