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How 40 deaths in one panchayat election?: BJP team leaves to investigate Bengal violence, opposition besieged like this

Pankaj Prasad
Ravi Shankar Prasad
Ravi Shankar Prasad

Ravi Shankar Prasad told that JP Nadda has prepared a team of MPs.

Panchayat elections were held in West Bengal on Saturday. During this, there was a lot of violence in the entire state. There was a lot of vandalism, stone pelting and arson. Many people were murdered due to political fighting. In view of all these situations, BJP President JP Nadda has formed a four-member committee of MPs, which will bring out the truth behind the violence. BJP MP Ravi Shankar Prasad gave this information to reporters before leaving for Bengal on Wednesday morning.

Report will be submitted to the President

Ravi Shankar Prasad told that JP Nadda has prepared a team. He has been made its convener. The team of MPs will visit all the areas affected by large scale violence, killings, bomb blasts in the wake of Gram Panchayat elections in Bengal. During this, answers to many questions will be found. Later, its report will be submitted to the President.

The curtain will rise from these questions

The BJP MP said that we will visit the affected areas and meet those who will be affected. Also, the answer to why more than 40 people lost their lives will also be found. He further said that he will find out why the so-called allies trying to forge an alliance against Narendra Modi are keeping a conspicuous silence. He said that it is expected that Mamta government will allow us to visit the affected areas.

Know about the first election

On Saturday, July 8, polling was held for 64,874 out of 73,887 gram panchayat seats in West Bengal. In the remaining 9,013 seats, the candidates were elected unopposed. The maximum number of 8,874 candidates who were elected unopposed are from the Trinamool Congress. The results of the panchayat elections will come on July 11.

Now know from where the news of violence and murder came?

16 political workers were killed on polling day. Of these, 13 deaths occurred in Murshidabad, Coochbehar and Malda. Maximum five deaths occurred in Murshidabad. The number of people killed in Cooch Behar, North Dinajpur and Malda were three, four and one respectively. There was one death each in three districts of South Bengal – Nadia, East Burdwan and South 24 Parganas. More than 200 people were also injured here. Eight journalists were also injured in the Jalpaiguri violence.

If we look at the statistics of the last one month, in the meantime, more than 38 political murders have taken place. Since the announcement of elections on June 8, till July 7, 19 people have lost their lives. In Cooch Behar, some people were seen running away with ballot boxes. Apart from this, many polling booths were set on fire by the miscreants here.