Purulia 12 Hour Bandh Call Gets Mixed Response


Purulia: The BJP has called a 12 hour bandh in Purulia on Sunday. Just after two of their party workers were allegedly murdered within a span of three days, BJP has called for this bandh.

The body of 32-year-old Dulal Kumar was found hanging from a high-tension tower in Dabha village on Saturday morning. The BJP has claimed that the victim was a prominent party worker, the BJP accused the ruling Trinamool Congress for the murder and sought a CBI probe into it.

A 20-year-old BJP worker named Trilochan Mahato was also found hanging from a tree in Balarampur area of the same district last week with a message inscribed on the back of his T-shirt, accusing him of supporting the BJP.

A high level CID probe has been ordered by Chief Minister Mamata banerjee to investigate the alleged murders of both persons.

Most shops remained shut. Private transports were not seen on the roads while state-owned transports were spotted running on the roads. The BJP also demanded imposition of President’s rule in the state, as party chief Amit Shah alleged that the Mamata Banerjee government had completely failed to maintain law and order.

Purulia S.P. Joy Biswas on Saturday was transferred by the Mamata Banerjee government to the post of Commanding Officer of State Armed Police 9th Battalion and Akash Magharia is now new Purulia SP.