Violence In Bengal Assembly / BJP-TMC MLAs clash, one injured, five suspended including Shubhendu Adhikari

Zoom News : Mar 28, 2022, 01:47 PM
The ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) and BJP legislators clashed in the West Bengal Assembly on Monday. A fight broke out between the leaders of both the parties. It is reported that TMC MLA Asit Majumdar and BJP's Manoj Tigga attacked each other. TMC leaders were injured in this. In this case, the speaker suspended five BJP MLAs including Bengal's Leader of Opposition Shubhendu Adhikari.

What was the dispute over?

In the West Bengal Assembly, the opposition started demanding the statement of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on the law and order issue from this morning itself. TMC MLAs got enraged over this and a scuffle started between the two sides. Soon this argument turned into a fight. BJP MLAs alleged that they wanted a discussion on the alleged killings in Birbhum, which was followed by an uproar by TMC MLAs. Later, the Speaker took action and suspended the five MLAs till further orders. The leaders who have been suspended include the names of Shubhendu Adhikari, Manoj Tigga, Narahari Mahto, Shankar Ghosh, Deepak Barman. Following this, around 25 BJP MLAs led by Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Shubhendu Adhikari staged a walkout from the Assembly, claiming that several MLAs of his party were assaulted by Trinamool Congress MLAs inside the House.

What did the BJP leader say?

BJP leader Shubhendu Adhikari surrounded the TMC government over the incident of assault and the speaker's decision to suspend it. He said, "Being the last day of the House, we demanded a discussion on the law and order situation in the state. After not doing so, we protested in a constitutional manner after which the police personnel wearing civil dress and TMC MLAs attacked our (BJP) MLAs. kill it." "We have a march against the Trinamool Congress, their goons and the police. We will also go to the Speaker regarding this. The central government should intervene regarding the situation in Bengal," he said.

"The MLA is not safe even inside the House... Trinamool MLAs beat up at least 8-10 of our MLAs, including whip Manoj Tigga, as we talk to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on law and order issue," the official said. were demanding the statement of.

What is the statement of TMC?

Meanwhile, Trinamool Congress leader and state minister Firhad Hakim told reporters that the BJP was playing drama to create anarchy in the assembly. "Some of our MLAs in the House have been injured. We condemn this act of BJP."