Kolkata: Protesting the attack on National Executive Member of BJP Joy Banerjee and State BJP president Dilip Ghosh, Bharatiya Janata Party Yuva Morcha has organised a torch rally on Sunday night.
The rally started from Mahatma Gandhi Road of Central Kolkata. State BJP has decided to hold statewide protest against this incident on Monday. The attack took place on their way back from the public rally that took place in Chanditala of Hooghly district. Joy Banerjee has been injured badly. The glass of his car has been broken with bamboos and sticks.
Presently, Joy Banerjee has been admitted to a private hospital with a critical injury in his head. According to Banerjee, under the leadership of local TMC leader Sheikh Abdulla, some people attacked along with bamboo and sticks. The car’s mirror was broken too in the attack.
While they were returning, the attack was made. Dilip Ghosh escaped any injury due to the presence of his body guards. Soon after giving his speech at the programme, Rahul Sinha left long time ago. Joy was left and hence had to face the attack.