TMC BJP violence in Midnapore

News Desk: Another instance of violence witnessed in poll-bound West Bengal, on Tuesday after two Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers were attacked in Midnapore, in which one person was killed in the shootout and the other was injured. According to the TMC, bike-borne assailants hurled bomb and bullets on their party workers, last night. TMC has alleged BJP’s hand in this political violence. After this incident, the politics have gained heat in the state ahead of the Assembly polls.

As the Assembly polls draw closer in West Bengal, the increasing instances of political violence have been reported time and again. On February 19, a BJP worker named Bikash Debnath was allegedly beaten up by TMC goons in Alipurduar in the poll-bound state when he was returning home, leaving him critically injured. As per the victim, 10 to 15 TMC workers attacked him and now a complaint has been lodged with the police. Bikash is currently admitted to a nearby hospital.