Kolkata: On Friday Trinamool Congress (TMC) took a political stance in connection with the communal violence in Basirhat of North 24 Paraganas district. The party has told TMC MLA Deependu Biswas not to interrupt in any matter in Bashirhat .
Football player-turned-politician Deependu Biswas is an MLA from Basirhat Dakshin constituency of West Bengal.
Violence had erupted between two communities at Baduria in Basirhat sub-division of the district early this week over the Facebook post that have hurt the sentiments of a specific community, following which a young man was arrested.
The incident had triggered an unprecedented spat between Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi. Banerjee had accused the Governor of acting like “a BJP block president” and “threatening” her. The Raj Bhavan voiced surprise over Banerjee’s “attitude and language”, and said, “the Hon’ble Governor cannot remain a mute spectator to the affairs in the state”.
Chief Minister also said that “We strongly criticize those who are spreading violence even after arresting the accused. People of the whole community are protesting against a particular issue, I cannot fire everyone .”