Delhi: V Muraleedharan, the minister of state for external affairs & parliamentary affairs, on Thursday alleged that he was attacked by TMC supporters in West Midnapore,
The minister posted the video of the alleged attack on Twitter.
“TMC goons attacked my convoy in West Midnapore, broken windows, attacked personal staff. Cutting short my trip,” tweeted Muraleedharan.
TMC goons attacked my convoy in West Midnapore, broken windows, attacked personal staff. Cutting short my trip.… https://t.co/2gFaj4GSop— V Muraleedharan (@VMBJP) 1620286814000
In visuals, a group of men could be seen wielding bamboo sticks and smashing the car’s glasses.
BJP chief JP Nadda reacted over the attack on convoy of Muraleedharan. He said law and order in West Bengal has paralysed. ‘If a union minister can be attacked, situation of a common man is understandable’, he added.
Earlier in the day, the ministry of home Affairs had asked West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar to send a report on the law and order situation in the state.
The MHA has deputed a four-member team, led by an Additional Secretary level official including a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) official, to assess the ground situation in the state amid the post-poll violence.
Violence has been reported in several parts of West Bengal after the results of the Assembly elections were declared on May 2. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alleged that nine of its party workers have been killed in the post-poll violence. However, TMC is denying the allegations.