West Bengal BJP chief Sukanta Majumdar on Tuesday requested occasion staff to hold sticks with flags in the course of the September 7 march.
Bengal BJP chief Sukanta Majumdar mentioned any try to cease the march would face stiff resistance (Photograph: File)
West Bengal BJP chief Sukanta Majumdar on Tuesday courted controversy by asking occasion staff to hold sticks with flags and resist if makes an attempt are made to cease them in the course of the occasion’s September 7 protest march to the state secretariat.
His name drew sharp criticism from the ruling TMC, which accused the saffron occasion of “trying to vitiate the state’s peaceful atmosphere”.
Addressing a celebration rally at Madhyamgram in North 24 Parganas district, he mentioned there can be stiff resistance if makes an attempt are made to cease the march.
“On September 7, we will march to Nabanna [state secretariat] to protest the corrupt TMC regime in the state. But if we are stopped, there would be stiff resistance. I request all of you to carry sticks along with flags,” he mentioned.
The protest march is a part of the BJP’s upping the ante towards TMC following the arrest of two state ministers.
Later, whereas talking with reporters, Majumdar asserted that each particular person has the best to self-defence.
“As per our Constitution, every individual has the right to self-defence. If someone tries to attack, you can always take steps to protect yourself,” he mentioned.
Reacting to his feedback, TMC state normal secretary Kunal Ghosh mentioned, “The BJP is trying to disturb the peaceful atmosphere of the state. The saffron party and its leaders in West Bengal have no credibility,” he mentioned.
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