Bharatiya Janata Birthday party staff and supporters staged protests and blocked roads at a couple of issues in Barrackpore and adjacent spaces in North 24 Parganas as part of the 12-hour bandh referred to as through the birthday celebration on Monday, police mentioned.
On Sunday, a BJP chief Manish Shukla was once shot lifeless through some masked assailants at Titagarh in North 24 Parganas. Shukla was once additionally an outgoing councillor of the Titagarh municipality. Elections are due in round 110 civic our bodies within the state.
BJP nationwide common secretary and election observer for West Bengal, Kailash Vijayvargiya has demanded a CBI probe into the incident.
Whilst a piece of the malls was once closed and there have been much less other people at the roads public delivery have been working typically. Massive contingents of police together with RAF group of workers were deployed to take care of regulation and order, a senior police professional in Barrackpore mentioned.
Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar took up the problem and summoned the house secretary and Director Basic of Police to the Raj Bhawan at 10 am on Monday.
Shukla, who defected from the Trinamool Congress (TMC) two years in the past, was once a well-liked organisational chief. The inside track of his loss of life resulted in stress in huge portions of the Barrackpore Lok Sabha constituency of which Titagarh is part.
TMC’s Panihati legislator, Nirmal Ghosh, mentioned the ruling birthday celebration had no position within the assault. “It is a fallout of competition throughout the BJP,” he mentioned.