Police Stopped CPI (M), BJP & Congress To Entering Basirhat

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Update: BJP leader Roopa Ganguly and Locket Chatterjee were arrested from Michael Nagar.

 

 

Update: Police detained the BJP near Michele nager before the entry of Barasat.

Update: Mohammad Salim said, “The situation in Basirhat has become critical. The state government could not fulfill its responsibility and hence it has become a riot affected area.”

“Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee would have approached to convert the situation into a normal status. But she was too busy in personal quarrel with the governor,” he added.

“Some people are trying to control the situation and bring back the situation to a normal state. We are also trying to provide safety to the common people,” he concluded. Communal violence broke out in its Baduria and Basirhat areas over a Facebook post.

Earlier, Mamata had appealed the warring groups to maintain peace and communal harmony in the area. She also held the local police responsible for failing to block Facebook in the beginning only.

Update: CPI (M) MP Mohammed Salim who is leading a Left delegation has been stopped 50 kms before Basirhat. Heavy deployment of security forces. Heavy security forces have been deployed in and around the area.

Kolkata: A delegation of opposition parties will visit the violence-hit areas of North 24 Parganas district on Friday.

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The Left Front delegation will be led by CPI (M) MP Mohammed Salim, Left Front legislative party leader Sujan Chakraborty will represent his cadre, Congress will be represented by Adheer Ranjan Cahudhary and Rupa Ganguly will be the face of the Bharatiya Janat Party.

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The delegations will visit the affected areas of Baduria in North 24 parganas and Darjeeling . West Bengal, in the recent few days, has witnessed violence and serious clashes either taking place between two religious groups or between people and the administration.

The boiling pot of it is the Darjeeling unrest, with the Gorkhas, under the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM), demanding a separate Gorkhaland for themselves.
The Gorkhas have demanded for a separate land with the claim that they should get what was promised to them i.e. a separate land.

The situation is still intense in the region with the widespread shutdown entering the 22nd day today.
Another incident of violence which erupted was in the North 24 Parganas area on Monday.
Communal violence broke out in its Baduria and Basirhat areas over a Facebook post.

Earlier, Mamata had appealed the warring groups to maintain peace and communal harmony in the area. She also held the local police responsible for failing to block Facebook in the beginning only.