New Delhi, Mar 30 (PTI) In the wake of violence over Ram Navami processions in West Bengal, BJP chief Amit Shah today constituted a four-member committee comprising senior party leaders, who would visit the state and submit a report to him in this regard. Also Read - 'Citizenship Amendment Act Will be Implemented Soon': BJP President JP Nadda in West Bengal
Shah condemned the violence in Asansol in West Bengal and said “such incidents are unfortunate and painful”, the saffron party said in a statement. Also Read - Durga Puja 2020: Calcutta HC Declares Bengal Pandals No-Entry Zones For Visitors
The four-member committee the BJP chief formed comprises the party’s national vice-president Om Mathur, spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain and two MPs — Roopa Ganguly and B D Ram. Also Read - 'Dehumanising Torture, Impeaching Credibility of Rule of Law': West Bengal Governor Writes to Mamata Banerjee
The committee members will visit the state and submit a report to Shah, the statement said.
Earlier, the BJP had hit out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over the incidents of violence in the state and accused the Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo of doing politics while the state was burning.
A clash had broken out between two groups over a Ram Navami procession at Raniganj, near Asansol, on Monday. One person was allegedly hacked to death while a deputy commissioner of police had lost a hand after being hit by a bomb.
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