“PM [Prime Minister Modi] called and expressed its deep anguish and concern at the alarming situation of law and order ”, declared the Governor of the World Bank, Jagdeep Dhankar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar on Tuesday after reports of post-election violence emanated from the state. Various political parties, including the BJP, CPI (M) and Congress, alleged that their cadres were being attacked by victorious people in Trinamool Congress.

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“The Prime Minister (Prime Minister Modi) called and expressed his deep anguish and concern at the alarming situation of law and order. I shared serious concerns @PMOIndia as the violence, vandalism, arson, looting and murder continues unabated. The worried must act in overdrive to restore order, ”Mr. Dhankar tweeted after the call.

CPI (M) Secretary General Sitaram Yechury also condemned the violence, tweeting: “Does this information point to horrific violence in Bengal TMC’s ‘victory celebrations’? Condemnable. Will be resisted and repelled. Instead of focusing on fighting the pandemic, TMC is unleashing such chaos. CPI (M), as always, will be with the people to protect, help, provide relief. “

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West Bengal Congressman Jitin Prasada said: “The post-election violence that has been unleashed by the TMC on congressional workers is unacceptable. Even women and children are not spared. I am sure the people of West Bengal did not vote for this anarchy. “

BJP president JP Nadda is expected to visit the homes of party officials who have reportedly been victims of violence. In New Delhi, party spokesman Sambit Patra expressed anger over the murder of four alleged BJP workers in the state. “Mamata ji, you won and everyone congratulated you. You are a woman and a girl from Bengal. Aren’t the raped and killed women Bengal girls? Do they deserve it? He asked. At the same presser Anirban Ganguly, who was the Bolpur constituency BJP candidate, said that “whoever voted for the TMC should ask the party if this is happening is right?”