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Section 144 imposed in Kaliyaganj after uproar over the death of a minor; Politics started on the visit of NCPCR team

Pankaj Prasad
Section 144 imposed in Kaliyaganj
Section 144 imposed in Kaliyaganj

Under the leadership of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights, President Priyank Kanungo, other representatives of the commission also met the family of the deceased.

The case has caught fire after the video of a minor being raped and murdered and policemen dragging the dead body in Kaliyaganj area of North Dinajpur district of West Bengal went viral. BJP and local people have come on the road regarding this incident. At the same time, after massive protests on Saturday, Section 144 has been implemented in the area on Sunday. A police officer informed about the tension in the area and prohibitory orders in force. 

As prohibitory orders have been imposed in the area. At present, the prohibitory orders have been implemented for a fortnight from today, but on the basis of review, its duration can also be extended. He told that as long as Section 144 is in force in the area, four or more people will not be allowed to assemble together. Strict action will be taken against those who violate it. But on the basis of review, its duration can also be extended. He told that as long as Section 144 is in force in the area, four or more people will not be allowed to assemble together. Strict action will be taken against those who violate it. But on the basis of review, its duration can also be extended. He told that as long as Section 144 is in force in the area, four or more people will not be allowed to assemble together. Strict action will be taken against those who violate it.  

The chairman of the National Child Rights Protection Commission met the relatives of the deceased

Under the leadership of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights, President Priyank Kanungo, other representatives of the commission also met the family of the deceased. Regarding this, the police officer said that Kanungo was allowed to meet the family of the deceased along with three other representatives of NCPCR. During this, the police was also with him.

Stuck between center and state commission

On the other hand, the West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights has objected to the NCPCR chairman and other members meeting the relatives of the deceased. The WBCPCR alleged that Kanungo and his team were trying to politicize the matter. So he visited the area. They were violating the CPCR Act. WBCPCR chairman Ananya Chakraborty alleged that there was no need for the NCPCR team to visit the area. Kanungo and his team are trying to politicize the case. So he visited the area. They were violating the CPCR Act. WBCPCR chairman Ananya Chakraborty alleged that there was no need for the NCPCR team to visit the area.

The NCPCR team illegally went to meet the relatives of the deceased with the aim of defaming the state. He accompanied a large contingent of journalists to the house of the deceased in complete violation of Section 144. it's embarrassing.

War broke out between TMC and BJP leaders

The rhetoric started is not limited to the commission of the Center and the state only, but a war of words has started between BJP and TMC regarding this. On Sunday, the state spokesperson of BJP lashed out at TMC and Mamta government regarding this. Accusing the Mamta government, he said that the state government has completely failed to stop the atrocities against women and children. When the people of Kaliyaganj agitated against the brutal murder of the girl, the police thrashed them and took possession of the body in the most insensitive manner, hurting the sentiments of the people.

The spokesperson said that instead of working in tandem with the NCPCR, the WBCPCR is working at the behest of the TMC government. At the behest of the state government, they are objecting to the visit of the central panel. He further said that in view of the present circumstances, justice to the victims can be delivered only by the Central Children's Commission. Also, the state should not politicize the matter. 

TMC reacted

The Trinamool Congress has also hit back at the BJP's attack. TMC state spokesperson Kunal Ghosh accused the NCPCR of meeting the family members of the deceased at the behest of the BJP. He said the NCPCR chief visited there for political reasons. Accusing the BJP, Kunal Ghosh said that the police is probing the incident, but before that the BJP is trying to incite violence. BJP leaders are visiting the area and inciting people by spreading rumours. 

Peace in the area

There is peace in Kaliaganj for the time being amid the imposition of Section 144 in the area and the deployment of a large number of police forces. The police have arrested six people in connection with the violence and clash with the police after the body of the deceased was recovered. Also, based on the complaint filed by the mother of the deceased, the police have started investigation by registering a case under IPC section 302 (murder) and sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act. 

what is the whole matter 

Had left the house to go to tuition. The family members got scared when he did not return home till late evening. They started searching the surrounding areas. After a long delay, he also lodged a missing complaint at the nearby police station. The police found the girl's body in a canal on the second day of her disappearance. After this, the police dragged the body of the minor, after the video of which went viral, people took to the streets on Friday and on Saturday morning also, the local people took to the streets. The police baton-charged the protesters and fired tear gas shells. Locals pelted stones at the police demanding the arrest of the criminals.