Suvendu Adhikari’s convoy attacked in Bengal’s Nandigram

News Desk: The convoy of BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari was attacked in Bengal’s Nandigram on Thursday afternoon. BJP’s candidate from Nandigram assembly constituency, Suvendu Adhikari escaped unhurt.

According to initial reports, the incident took place at Nandigram’s Satengabari area.

Stones were hurled towards Suvendu Adhikari’s vehicle but he managed to escape unhurt.

A media vehicle following the BJP leader’s car reportedly sustained damage.

Speaking to media outlets following the attack on his convoy, Suvendu Adhikari said, “People hurled stones from paddy fields.”

Accusing Mamata Banerjee’s supporters of carrying out the attack, Suvendu Adhikari said, “People of one community, illiterate, are doing this after being incited by Mamata Banerjee.”

“The Centre paramilitary forces have done a splendid job,” Suvendu Adhikari said.

Earlier today, Suvendu Adhikari rode a motorcycle to the Nandanayak Bar Primary School to cast his vote in Nandigram for the first time. Minutes after voting, Suvendu Adhikari told media outlets that all of Nandigram had come out to vote in favour of the BJP.

“I have a very old relationship with the people of the area,” Suvendu Adhikari was quoted as saying.

Reports are also coming in of an alleged attack on the convoy of BJP candidate Pritishranjan Konar. The convoy of Konar, who is the party’s candidate from Keshpur in West Midnapore, was also attacked on Thursday.