Bengal: BJP state chief says cops blocked visit to Cyclone Amphan-hit areas, attacks Mamata

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Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh was stopped by police in the present day as he tried to journey to areas in South 24 Parganas that have been affected by Cyclone Amphan. This is what he advised India Right now TV.

Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh says he was stopped on the Dhalai bridge in Kolkata as he tried to achieve areas affected by Cyclone Amphan. (Picture: Twitter/Dilip Ghosh)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • BJP trains weapons on TMC over cyclone reduction
  • State chief says cops blocked go to to affected areas
  • Claims TMC ‘goons’ beating BJP males

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi was acquired in Bengal by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as he arrived to overview the state’s cyclone response, the political rivalry between their events is again within the highlight.

Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh was stopped by police in the present day as he tried to journey to areas in South 24 Parganas that have been affected by Cyclone Amphan.

Ghosh alleged that police blocked his convoy — which was travelling to Baruipur — on the outskirts of Kolkata as a result of he did not have needed passes for journey in the course of the ongoing lockdown.

“Police have stopped me saying that I haven’t got lockdown move to journey. I wished to go to the affected areas in South 24 Parganas,” Dilip Ghosh advised India Right now TV.

Hitting out on the Mamata Banerjee administration, the BJP chief mentioned the chief minister and her ministers have been in a position to “journey freely all over the place, however BJP leaders can not”.

He accused the Trinamool Congress (TMC), the ruling celebration, of eager to cease the BJP in any means attainable.

“They’re petrified of us. That is why we’re being stopped all over the place. After I was making an attempt to achieve out to the cyclone victims, police [was] stopping me…individuals do not have meals, water and electrical energy. Police and TMC goons as are beating our males,” he mentioned.

“It’s the chief minister who has begun politicising this, not us,” he mentioned. “If that is the politics they need, then we will do it as effectively.”

On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduced advance reduction price Rs 1,00zero crore for West Bengal after conducting a joint aerial overview with Mamata Banerjee.

His emergency go to got here only a day after Banerjee appealed to him to personally assess the bottom state of affairs as Bengal wanted central help.

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