Video: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee gives big message to TMC workers after alleged attack

Ajeyo Basu

LAST UPDATED: March 11, 2021, 4:36 p.m.

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has issued a video message from the hospital urging Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers to remain calm and exercise restraint.

West Bengal Chief Minister Banerjee was allegedly attacked during a rally in Nandigram on Wednesday after which she was admitted to the SSKM Hospital in Kolkata with multiple injuries.

In this video message, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that she will not let the injuries affect her election campaign, but she will have to remain in a wheel-chair for some time. 

“It is true that I was seriously injured yesterday. I have pain in my arms, legs. Yesterday, I experienced pain in my head and chest. I was praying to God at that time,” she said.

“All of you are requested to keep calm and be restrained. Do nothing to inconvenience others. Hopefully within the next two to three days I will be ready for work. However I will have some difficulty in working. But I will overcome this problem. Meetings. Your cooperation is expected,” the Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo said.

An FIR has been lodged against unknown persons in the alleged attack on West Bengal CM Mamta Banerjee during the election campaign in Nandigram. A case has been registered against unknown accused under Sections 323 and 341 of the IPC.

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) made a change in its schedule after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was injured during the election campaign in Nandigram on Wednesday.

Due to the incident, the TMC has postponed the release of its election manifesto. 

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