June 4, 2020

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Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh stopped from visiting cyclone-affected areas | India Information

KOLKATA: West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh was on Saturday stopped by police from visiting the cyclone-ravaged areas of the South 24 Parganas district, triggering a confrontation between the saffron social gathering and the ruling TMC.
Ghosh was on his solution to Canning and Basanti, two of the various areas of the district affected by cyclone Amphan, to distribute reduction supplies.
His automotive was stopped by the police at Dhalai bridge close to Garia space of the district.
“I do not know why I’ve been stopped from visiting the cyclone-affected areas. The TMC leaders are visiting these locations and distributing reduction supplies. The police is just not stopping them. The rule solely modifications for the BJP leaders,” Ghosh stated.
His remark got here after Prime Minister Narendra Modi had introduced an advance help of Rs 1,000 crore for the cyclone-hit state and an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the households of every of these killed and Rs 50,000 for the injured.
Ghosh threatened to organise a sit-in, if he was not allowed to go to the affected areas.
“If the state authorities desires to pursue reduction politics, they need to prepare for a befitting reply from our employees,” he stated.
The BJP employees accompanying Ghosh had a light scuffle with the police personnel, and so they pushed the boys in uniform to pave the best way for the car of the social gathering’s state president.
When contacted, the police declined to remark.
Kolkata mayor and state minister Firhad Hakim questioned why the state BJP was eager on doing politics over the distribution of reduction supplies.
Ghosh had on Friday demanded that the help ought to be credited to the financial institution accounts of the folks, affected by cyclone Amphan, to keep away from siphoning of cash.