According to media reports, violence erupted late last night at Rishra in West Bengal’s Hooghly district, a day after a conflict over the Ram Navami celebration.
According to reports, railway properties were attacked, and train services have been disrupted.
Train service resumed around midnight.
Section 144 has already been applied, and the internet connection in the region has been disconnected. Section 144 has been applied in Shrirampur as well, in response to the rising violence. Till recently, it had only been implemented in Rishra. For the moment, the BJP claims that it will just hold a demonstration. Shubhendu Adhikari has asked the Calcutta High Court to intervene in his case on the subject.
Howrah and Hooghly, 2 neighboring regions of Kolkata, were enraged by the BJP’s Ram Navami processions.
Last Thursday, two groups battled, numerous vehicles were set ablaze and public property was destroyed in Howrah.
In West Bengal, four trains were stoned and bombed in the Rishra region of the Hooghly district. After the reports of additional violence, the BJP has begun to prepare to establish a front against the TMC. The police, meanwhile, destroyed the platform that the Bharatiya Janata Party was building for the rally. BJP activists were also there at the moment. The police decided to arrest these workers.
Suvendu accused the Trinamool Congress of exploiting disturbances to gather “minority votes” following the party’s defeat in the Muslim-dominated Sagardighi bypoll.
On Sunday, there was a riot in Hooghly over the procession.
Biman Ghosh, a BJP Legislator, was among those injured.
After the incident in Howrah, the West Bengal administration handed over the investigation to the Criminal Investigation Department on Friday (CID). The probe has been launched. Sunil Choudhury the Inspector General of Police CID is leading a special team for the same.