Burdwan (WB), Jan 30 (PTI) BJP national secretary Rahul Sinha on Wednesday suggested that party activists should carry sticks for self-protection while attending rallies.Also Read - Top 7 Tallest People Ever Recorded In Modern History | See The Pictures

Sinha’s proposal came a day after the saffron party’s workers were allegedly attacked by the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) cadre at Kanthi in East Midnapore district after a rally of BJP president Amit Shah there. Also Read - Bhagwan Ka Darr? Thieves Return 14 Stolen Idols From Balaji Temple After Having Scary Dreams at Night

“The way our party workers are being attacked, I would suggest they should carry sticks for self-protection while attending rallies organised by the party. If you are attacked, you can protect yourselves,” Sinha told a press conference here. Also Read - IPL 2022: Sunil Gavaskar Lavishes Praise on MI Star Tilak Varma, Says Temperament Has Been Fantastic

A TMC party office was ransacked, several workers of both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the TMC were injured and vehicles ferrying the saffron party’s workers were set on fire at Kanthi on Tuesday, the parties claimed.

The BJP as well as the TMC organised protests here and in other parts of the state on Wednesday, blaming each other for the violence.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.