Kolkata: Before the day of Haldia Municipality Chairman election, the peace ball of Haldia was set rolling after a TMC party office was burnt down early on the morning,Tuesday.
After the incident Haldia town remained tensed throughout the day.Trinamool supporters assembled outside the party office. The incident took place near the Haldia Institute Of Technology, 25no ward. Trinamool party workers raised allegations against BJP party workers and youths setting it on fire. Locals rushed out and informed to the party workers.
The news came from the locals. The incident was controlled by the locals and the party workers. The office was gutted. By the time Police reached but they were unable to arrest someone till now.
According to Shekh Sabir (party workers),”We worked for late night and we came to know about the incident very early morning. We rushed to the spot and till then all gone. It was around 4 am. We tried to save before it managed to douse the flames, the party office had collapsed and it turned the situation worse.’’
Madhurima Mondal, the chief of the Trinamool- run East Midnapore Zilla Parishad told “ we won the 29/29 seats. Thus the opposition workers did this incident. We informed the Police for doing proper investigation.’’
Refuting all allegations, local BJP leaders claimed that they were not all involved in such activities. This is nothing but the internal clash between the Trinamool Party for the seat of Municipality Chairman.