A member of the BJP-run Zilla Parishad was killed on Saturday in a conflict between ruling Trinamool Congress activists and opposition BJP employees in West Bengal’s Hooghly district over the hoisting of the Tricolour on Independence Day. The incident befell at Harishchak village in Khanakul when indignant Trinamool employees allegedly hit Sudam Pramanik with a pointy weapon in his head.
Sudam was a member of the BJP-run Zilla Parishad in Hooghly district.
He was hacked to death by the Trinamool-backed miscreants, Bharatiya Janata Party supporters claimed. The space Trinamool Congress management denied the allegation, claiming the incident occurred due to BJP infighting.
According to police sources, a case has been filed on the space police station.
“We have begun investigation to find out who actually attacked Sudam Pramanik with a sharp weapon. No one has been arrested so far,” a police official mentioned.
Sources mentioned that the flag-hoisting ceremonies was held by each the events on the identical place in the village, which led to a heated altercation between the rival teams.
District Trinamool Congress chief Prabir Ghosal mentioned: “I heard about the incident. It was unfortunate. But the Trinamool Congress is not involved in the clash. It took place because of the internal feud of the district BJP workers.”
The TMC chief additionally demanded an neutral probe into the incident. “I don’t want to say anything as it would be too early to comment. We urge the police to conduct a thorough investigation into the incident,” he added.
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