Car Set On Fire, Cops Use Tear Gas as BJP protests in Kolkata

  • What: The West Bengal unit of the BJP on Tuesday took out a protest against the TMC state government. The party leaders marched towards state secretariat 'Nabanna' in Kolkata.

  • Why: The protests were undertaken to protest the alleged corruption by the ruling Trinamool Congress government.

  • Result: Several BJP leaders in West Bengal, including Leader of the Opposition Suvendu Adhikari, were detained by the police.

  • More information: The police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse the protesters near the Howrah bridge as they clashed with security officials. A police car was also set on fire.

  • Statement: BJP national vice-president Dilip Ghosh said "The TMC government is scared of a public uprising. Even if they try to stop our protest march, we will resist peacefully. The state administration will be responsible for any untoward development."


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