Rights Body Panel Member Probing Bengal Violence Belongs To BJP: Mamata Banerjee

Rights Body Panel Member Probing Bengal Violence Belongs To BJP: Mamata Banerjee

Rights Body Panel Member Probing Bengal Violence Belongs To BJP: Mamata Banerjee

“BJP is destroying the sanctity of sure hallowed establishments,” Mamata Banerjee stated. (File)

Kolkata:

Claiming that the post-poll violence narrative of the BJP is concocted, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday alleged {that a} member of the NHRC committee that visited the state to probe the violence belongs to the BJP.

In an indictment of the Trinamool Congress authorities, the committee, constituted by the NHRC on the order of the Calcutta High Court to analyze alleged human rights violations throughout post-poll violence, had stated in its report that the scenario within the state is a manifestation of “Law of Ruler” as a substitute of “Rule of Law”.

“One NHRC member has turned out to be a BJP man. He was prior to now a frontline ABVP official. I believe he has merely passed by the BJP model and contributed his half to the report,” Ms Banerjee informed a press convention.

She stated that some sporadic incidents of violence had taken place within the state after the meeting polls however at the moment, the Election Commission was answerable for regulation and order.

The Trinamool supremo stated that the election outcomes had been declared on May 2 and until May 4, she was solely heading a caretaker authorities and took full command after swearing-in on May 5.

“We needed to undo the arbitrary switch of officers by the EC in the course of the polls and restored order by bringing again DMs, SPs and native stage officers who know the areas,” the chief minister stated.

Wondering why the NHRC panel report submitted to the excessive court docket was leaked to the media, she stated, “I will not say extra on the problem as it’s sub-judice however really feel unhappy the best way the BJP is destroying the sanctity of sure hallowed establishments.”

Contrary to the claims, it was the BJP that had killed Trinamool members in its stronghold areas, she alleged.

“The post-poll violence narrative of the BJP is concocted with faux movies and weaved with a sinister design. But having been rejected by the individuals of Bengal, they will not succeed,” Ms Banerjee stated.

The NHRC committee submitted its report back to a five-judge bench of the excessive court docket headed by Acting Chief Justice Rajesh Bindal on July 13.

The National Human Rights Commission, in its report, had additionally talked about “retributive violence” by supporters of the ruling get together in opposition to these of the principle opposition get together.

The excessive court docket on Thursday directed the West Bengal authorities to file an affidavit stating its place on the NHRC report by July 26.

Leaders of the West Bengal BJP, together with its president Dilip Ghosh and a number of other MPs, sat on a dharna in New Delhi on Wednesday to protest in opposition to the alleged political violence focusing on get together employees within the state.

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